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2012-08-31 22:26:08

Harvard University officials have likely turned from the school’s crimson to red with embarrassment over reports that 125 undergraduates at the prestigious Ivy League institution of higher learning may have cheated on a final exam earlier this year.

2011-04-20 13:31:37

Belief in God doesn't deter a person from cheating on a test, unless that God is seen as a mean, punishing one, researchers say.

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2010-12-01 08:45:00

College students who exhibit narcissistic tendencies are more likely than fellow students to cheat on exams and assignments, a new study shows.

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2010-05-12 08:50:00

Most high-school students participating in a new study on academic honesty say they have cheated on tests and homework – and, in some alarming cases, say they don't consider certain types of cheating out of line.

2010-03-18 13:59:54

The history of students who copy homework from classmates may be as old as school itself. But in today’s age of lecture-hall laptops and online coursework, how prevalent and damaging to the education of students has such academic dishonesty become?

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2009-08-11 00:00:00

Research has shown how to motivate kids so they are much less likely to cheat, but the findings are often not put into practice, US researchers said.

2009-07-15 00:06:25

Cheating has gone high-tech at a Catholic high school in Virginia where students allegedly used cell phones to share answers to a test, the principal says. At least 30 of the 100 seniors at Bishop Sullivan High School used cell phones cradled near their pockets to cheat on a test measuring their knowledge of modern forms of government, Principal Dennis Price told The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot. The test had been given to several class sections over the course of a day near the end of the...

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2008-08-18 11:05:00

While many studies have examined cheating among college students, new research looks at the issue from a different perspective – identifying students who are least likely to cheat.

2008-07-27 15:00:38

By WALTER WILLIAMS "Hard Times at Douglass High" is an HBO documentary that aired in June. It captured much of the 2004-2005 school year at Baltimore's predominantly black Frederick Douglass High School.


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