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Dozens of Harvard students disciplined
in inquiry into cheating on
take-home final exam

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/1/2013 9:00:21 PM

Boston - Harvard University said Friday it issued academic sanctions against approximately 60 students who were forced to withdraw from school for a period of time in a cheating scandal that involved the final exam in a class on Congress, drawing criticism from a high-profile alumnus. The school implicated as many as 125 students in the scandal when officials first addressed the issue last year. The inquiry started after a teaching assistant in a spring semester undergraduate-level government class detected problems in the take-home test, including that students may have shared answers.

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Do the cheaters that "don´t" get caught go on to civil service, like on Capitol Hill?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tnorling, 2/1/2013 9:09:02 PM     (No. 9153280)

Multiculturism loosens the bonds to which societies adhere. Like it or not, human beings not suborned by the liberal agenda continue to act as people, and really don´t care too much about people they don´t have much in common with... UVA has an honor system which still largely works (for instance).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/1/2013 9:10:10 PM     (No. 9153281)

The class was known as “Introduction to Congress,” and widely seen on campus as an easy way to get a good grade.

Cheating is just an indication on how well the class learned about Congress!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fritzilou, 2/1/2013 9:10:37 PM     (No. 9153282)

Duh..........it was a take home test. They can cheat by sharing, having research materia or asking their parents for help.......IT WAS A TAKE HOME TEST.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/1/2013 9:50:24 PM     (No. 9153336)

Is this what this place is all about? A bunch of thugs who f were responsible for the economic collapse? Now we find that they cheat in exams to get their degrees? Someone rescind Kerry´s appointment

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Reply 5 - Posted by: grampstosix, 2/1/2013 10:07:04 PM     (No. 9153357)

Those kids are going through Harvard the Ted Kennedy way.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/1/2013 11:08:14 PM     (No. 9153428)

Most of these students are headed for Government or financial positions after graduation. Cheating is considered a plus.
it is difficult to name one person in the Obama Administration who is considered "above board", starting at the top, in my opinion.
And they NEVER suffer for it, no matter how blatant the "indiscretion".

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/2/2013 4:02:04 AM     (No. 9153593)

"working on recommendations to strengthen a culture of academic honesty and promote ethics in scholarship" is liberal code for "we´ll provide you with a demonrat course on how you can better fake honesty and ethics."


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