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Death, Sex & Money

Cheating Happens.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

There's the cliche: someone cheats, crockery is thrown, lawyers are called. But your stories about cheating were much more varied, with some unpredictable conclusions. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Why Teachers Decided Cheating Was the Right Thing to Do

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

When faced with what they saw as out of reach, data-driven district targets, school district administrators and teachers in Atlanta began fixing students’ wrong answers on standardized tests.

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Death, Sex & Money

Dan Savage Says Cheating Happens. And That's OK.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Infidelity has kept Savage's marriage exciting and fun, and he's not afraid to talk about it. But there are things even the bluntest sex columnist feels uncomfortable discussing.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Rachel Aviv on a middle-school cheating scandal.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Rachel Aviv on a middle-school cheating scandal.

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Schoolbook

Former Stuyvesant Principal Showed "Lack of Judgment" in Cheating Scandal

Friday, August 30, 2013

A Department of Education investigation of the 2012 cheating scandal at Stuyvesant high school found the former principal showed "an extreme lack of judgment" in how he handled the case.

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The Takeaway

Is This Plagiarism?

Thursday, April 04, 2013

From a very young age, we’re told to be honest, to tell the truth, and not to cheat. In most cases, we know when we’re breaking those rules. But in others, it’s not always so clear. Take, for example, journalism in the digital age.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Does Cheating Happen?

Monday, September 17, 2012

Scandals at Stuyvesant High School and Harvard have raised questions about how prevalent cheating is. Robert Kolker, writer for New York Magazine, discusses his recent article on research into the causes of cheating.

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Schoolbook

Cheating at Stuyvesant: Is it a Sign of the Times?

Monday, September 10, 2012

On WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, reporter Beth Fertig explains the latest on the cheating scandal at Stuyvesant High School and listeners sound off about whether cheating overall is on the rise.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Combatting Cheating

Monday, September 10, 2012

Beth Fertig, WNYC's education reporter and contributor to SchoolBook, talks about the latest fall-out from the Stuyvesant High School cheating scandal and how the problem is being addressed in other schools.

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Schoolbook

More Suspensions in Stuyvesant Cheating Scandal

Monday, September 10, 2012

A total of 66 students will be suspended, following the cheating scandal last June at the highly competitive Stuyvesant High School. Today all students will receive an "academic honesty" policy that they and their families must sign.

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Schoolbook

Ravitch v. Rhee Fills Summer Lull

Friday, August 10, 2012

Reformists of different stripes staked out their territory on the air and online this week. And SchoolBook updated its data to reflect the latest scores, school numbers and survey results. Check out your school page.

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Schoolbook

Interim Principal Named for Stuyvesant High School as Cheating Inquiry Unfolds

Monday, August 06, 2012

Jie Zhang, an educator and administrator in the New York school system for more than two decades, will take over for Stanley Teitel, who announced his retirement amid a cheating inquiry last week.

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The Takeaway

Olympic Badminton Players Disqualified for Trying to Lose

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Eight Olympic badminton players were disqualified for throwing matches Tuesday evening. What does this mean for the 'Olympic Spirit'? Should we hold athletes at home to the same ethical standards?

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Schoolbook

Week Ends With Uncertainty for 24 City Schools

Friday, July 13, 2012

The big news of the past week was a judge's decision to let stand an arbitrator's ruling that forbid the city from removing teachers from 24 schools that the city had been hoping to close. But with 55 days left until the opening bell for the 2012-2013 school year, there is confusion about just what's next for those schools. Also in the news: Korean "parachute children," Stuyvesant's cheating scandal and the lack of gym time in schools.

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Schoolbook

Weighing In on Stuyvesant Cheating Scandal

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Calls and comments streamed in when WNYC asked about the recent news of cheating at Stuyvesant High School. Several former Stuyvesant students said cheating was fairly widespread and others complained the emphasis on tests pushed kids to employ dubious tactics to get the best score possible.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Stuyvesant Cheating Double-Standard?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

70 Stuyvesant High School students will have to take their state exams over again after an investigation found they cheated on their tests last month using their cell phones. Six students will be suspended, and one other may have to switch schools. Tell us: how widespread do you think cheating is, and does this punishment fit the crime? Do you think there’s an academic double-standard? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comment here!

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Schoolbook

71 Stuyvesant Students Accused of Cheating on Regents

Monday, July 09, 2012

Officials have identified 71 students who they said were involved in cheating during the administering of Regents exams at Stuyvesant High School last month, schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott disclosed on Monday during a radio interview. In all of those cases, the exam results will be invalidated and the students involved will have to retake the tests.

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Schoolbook

On Final Day of Public School Year, Stuyvesant Reels Over Reports of Cheating

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

At Stuyvesant High School, the school year ended on a negative note, with widespread coverage of a suspected cheating scandal. More than 80 students are suspected of communicating via text message about exams, and an investigation is ongoing.

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Schoolbook

New City Budget Restores Money for Day Care and After-School Programs

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The annual city budget dance has ended, and the City Council and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg have waltzed to a deal for $68.5 billion that includes no tax increases, no firehouse closings, no widespread layoffs of teachers or others — and, in fact, slight increases to some services for children and families.

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The Takeaway

Are We All Liars and Cheaters?

Monday, June 11, 2012

When we think about who liars and cheaters are in our society, we might think of politicians, bankers or lawyers. But if you really look at your own behavior, you are probably not too far behind.

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