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Cheating Scandals

A World Without Integrity

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.16.2014 | Education
Victor Dorff

Unfortunately, it might not take too much imagination for most students to envision such a world. To a large extent, for them, it's already here.

Betrayed, Bamboozled and Broken: Surviving Love Gone Wrong

Pamela Levin | Posted 11.07.2013 | Divorce
Pamela Levin

Let go of the "Ggrrr!" (aka guilt, guilt, regret, regret regret). Don't get caught in the mental loop of "why me?" It won't serve you here.

The Monogamy Myth

Steve Mason | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Steve Mason

Divorce is such an emotionally devastating, financially ruinous event that it might be wise to take a close look at its root cause -- marriage. Is it possible that monogamy is abnormal?

Cooking the Books -- Cheating and College Admissions

Allison Singh | Posted 06.11.2013 | College
Allison Singh

Overvaluing where kids go to college encourages them to ditch their values to get in. We are teaching students that success is determined by where you go college, not how you live your life.

15 Surprising Instances Of Infidelity In Hollywood

Posted 12.06.2012 | Celebrity

It was a classic 2012 Tinseltown romance. It began on Twitter, when reality star Rob Kardashian posted photos of himself cozying up with singer Rit...

Survey Finds Fewer High School Students Are Cheating, Lying And Stealing

Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

The Josephson Institute of Ethics’ biennial report card on American youth suggests that cheating, lying and stealing among high school students is o...

No Cheater Left Behind

Dave Tomar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dave Tomar

I wrote papers for students for ten years. I helped them cheat and I made a living doing it. Not a great living, but a living nonetheless. Now, I'm retired from paper-writing and telling you about my sordid past.

Lance Plummets From Grace

Diana Nyad | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

It is not overstatement to say that Lance Armstrong's careening fall from grace has no rival in recent American history. Perhaps only Richard Nixon earns equal status of disgrace.

Why Do We Cheat?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

The "cheating epidemic" is upon us. And it is everywhere. From our high schools, to our most hallowed institutions, to our venerable newspapers, to our best-selling authors. Cheaters are omnipresent. Quick -- cover your answers!

Cheating Because the Stakes Are So Low

Steve Nelson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Steve Nelson

The incidence of cheating is lowest when students or citizens perceive that they are members of an interdependent community, but that's not, sadly, today's America.

Dozens Of Stuyvesant Students Face Suspension In Wake Of Cheating Scandal Investigation

Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

A dozen Stuyvesant High School students have been suspended for up to 10 days, with another 54 facing possible suspension for up to five days, as the ...

The Global Search for Education: On Cheating

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.03.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

According to a survey of 24,000 high school students in grades 9-12, 95% of students said they cheated during the course of their education, ranging from letting somebody copy their homework to cheating on tests.

N.J. Investigates Security Breaches In Administration Of Standardized Tests

Posted 08.27.2012 | Education

The New Jersey Department of Education is investigating alleged testing security breaches in 27 school districts stemming from administration of this ...

Budget Cuts Forces City To Limit Test Monitoring

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.23.2012 | Education

According to New York City School Chancellor Dennis Walcott, further budget cuts by the Department of Education forced schools to have less monitoring...

The Public Trust

Chris Lehmann | Posted 10.20.2012 | Education
Chris Lehmann

Working in the public trust must remain profound work. It has to mean an understanding that your work matters more than making widgets, and that the seriousness of purpose with which you undertake your work must matter.

D.C.'s Cheating Investigation Focuses On Only One School

Posted 08.24.2012 | Education

A report commissioned by DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson in March 2011 and released Wednesday said it didn't find evidence of widespread c...

5 Star Couples Who Stuck Together Through Scandalous Affairs

Posted 07.29.2012 | Weddings

The news of Kristin Stewart's infidelity with married "Snow White and the Hunstman" director Rupert Sanders came as shock to many KStew and RPatz fans...

Cheating Scandal Voids 71 Stuyvesant Students' Regents Exams

Posted 07.10.2012 | Education

A group of Stuyvesant High School students will have to retake their Regents exams following a cheating scandal that rocked the elite New York City pu...

Atlanta Schools Superintendent Urges Recovery From Cheating Scandal

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

In a letter Atlanta residents, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis has pledged to move beyond the cheating scandal that rocked the stat...

Cheating Scandal Rocks Elite New York High School

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education

A cheating ring has rocked the elite Stuyvesant High School in New York City, culminating in the expulsion of one of its students. School officials...

SAT Officials To Testify At New York Cheating Hearing

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 12.25.2011 | Education

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — A security firm run by the former director of the FBI has been retained to review security – and will recommend change...

Atlanta Public Schools Teachers Cheating Scandal: First Round Of Punishments Announced

AP | By DORIE TURNER | Posted 10.13.2011 | Education

ATLANTA -- A Georgia state commission decided Thursday to revoke the teaching licenses of eight teachers and three school administrators in the Atlant...

62 NY Schools Flagged For Cheating Based On Erasure Analysis Once Deemed Too Pricey

The New York Times | Sharon Otterman | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

Cheating scandals have been rolling up the East Coast like a hurricane this year, from Atlanta to Washington, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In New Y...

School: It's Way More Boring Than When You Were There

Salon | Daniel Denvir | Posted 11.15.2011 | Education

New studies show that the disappearance of art, music and even recess is having a devastating effect on kids Forty-nine million or so American chil...

Ex-Atlanta Schools Chief Doesn't Believe 'Culture Of Cheating'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Education

Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall says she "can't accept that there is a culture of cheating" among Atlanta schools. She made ...