Sunday, September 2, 2012

Yes, they cheat at Harvard, too - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post

Yes, they cheat at Harvard, too - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post:


Yes, they cheat at Harvard, too

The scandal at Harvard University in which authorities are investigatingwhether nearly half of a class of 279 students cheated on a take-home final exam raises a number of questions, including this: Does everybody cheat?

Dozens of Harvard University students are being investigated for cheating after school officials discovered evidence they may have wrongly shared answers or plagiarized on a final exam. (Elise Amendola - AP)
At the moment, Harvard is dealing with what an official said was an ”unprecedented” case of suspected academic dishonesty this past spring in a government class called “Introduction to Congress,” according to theHarvard Crimson student newspaper. Sanctions for students found guilty of cheating include leaving Harvard for a year.
Harvard, like most U.S. colleges and universities, has never had an 

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