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Ghost in the Machine? How To Spot a Ghostwritten Paper

Dave Tomar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
Dave Tomar

According to The Harvard Crimson, a survey of this year's incoming freshmen revealed that 42 percent had cheated on high school homework before arriving at the Ivy League institution.

Desperate Kid Cheats Under Pressure -- What Else Is New?

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

"Pressure" is inevitable for students today. The question is, how do we teach our students to evaluate the reality of the pressure they feel and to deal with it appropriately?

Cheating in Atlanta: A Teachable Moment

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

We sometimes talk about pursuing a culture of academic integrity as an esoteric philosophical exercise, but that makes the job harder. The way to convince students that cheating is wrong is to show them the damage it does and how it affects them.

Nevada Educators Block Integrity Effort

Victor Dorff | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

A "code of honor" already applies to schools in Nevada, statewide. Now, some state lawmakers want to give that code a little more teeth, by making serial cheaters ineligible for a state scholarship, but top education organizations in Nevada say they are against the idea.

Cheating = Treason?

Victor Dorff | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

Under Chinese criminal law, buying the answers to a higher education self-study exam counts as "illegally obtaining State secrets," but that didn't stop a 23-year-old student in Beijing. She spent $80 for a cheat sheet, and it nearly landed her in prison for a year.

A Lesson to Be Learned From Harvard Cheating Scandal

Deborah Plummer | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices
Deborah Plummer

Should evaluation of learning take place in a more Wikipedia kind of manner than a take-home exam where the learner must be a solo performer?

The Value of Values in Education

John Petillo | Posted 03.26.2013 | College
John Petillo

Higher education has a purpose, and ultimately that purpose must be founded on enduring values. That means at the most fundamental level, we have to teach students the difference between right and wrong, and make sure they know it's an important distinction.

The Cheating Epidemic: How School Climates Affect Student Choices

David Allyn | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education
David Allyn

The bottom line: at schools where there is low trust between students and teachers and where heavy partying is commonplace, widespread cheating is a sure thing.

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...

Do Online Students Cheat More Than Their In-Classroom Peers?

Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

Cheating and grade inflation have been longstanding issues in education. Tales of years past tell the stories of days when As were much harder to ...

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...

Students Caught Cheating, Bought Exam Answers From Amazon

Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

Students at a California high school have been caught cheating on a history exam by purchasing answers to the test from Amazon.com. About 10 sophom...

Hundreds Of Students Caught Cheating At 'Exemplary' School

Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Hundreds of high school seniors in Texas were caught cheating on their final exams last month. Now, officials at the southeast Houston Clear Creek Ind...