Academic dishonesty is nothing new. As long as there have been homework assignments and tests, there have been cheaters. The way that cheating looks has changed over time though, particularly now that technology has made it easier than ever. Perhaps the most interesting caveat of modern-day cheating in U.S. classrooms is that students often do not think that what they are doing is wrong.
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February 05, 2014
January 21, 2014
A state criminal investigation is also under way, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
January 07, 2014
Nearly half of all former educators indicted in the sprawling cheating case have pleaded guilty to less charges in exchange for their cooperation. The rest will stand trial later this year.
December 20, 2013
Eight educators so far have pleaded guilty to lesser charges in negotiated agreements with state prosecutors.
September 06, 2013
A former area director who oversaw more than 20 schools in the Atlanta district is acquitted of charges that she influenced a witness.
August 21, 2013
Students are confused about the difference between collaboration and cheating when using digital learning tools, says a recent article.
August 20, 2013
El Paso and Columbus are still recovering from recent cheating scandals that will require the new leaders to focus on rebuilding trust in their communities.
August 12, 2013
Social media and the extended testing windows of multi-state, common-core exams could mean new opportunities to cheat, said an industry expert.
July 01, 2013
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June 20, 2013
The judge overseeing the case expresses concerns over defendants' statements to state investigators.