18 mai 2019

If Dad Bribes Your Way In, Can You Sue to Stay?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Lawsuit raises question of whether student having his admission rescinded is entitled to the protections he would otherwise receive. More...

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13 mai 2019

Conséquences économiques, financières et sociales de l’économie non déclarée

Logo CESE - Conseil économique, social et environnementalDans un contexte de crise, marqué par l’accroissement du chômage, l’économie non déclarée, et en particulier, le travail dissimulé, a tendance à se développer. Le CESE analyse les conséquences de ce phénomène, préjudiciable tant à la puissance publique qu’aux entreprises, aux salariés, aux consommateurs et, en définitive, à l’économie dans son ensemble. Plus...

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30 avril 2019

Software Piracy 'Seen as Normal'

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Software Piracy 'Seen as Normal'
Some sanity in the reporting of what has come to be (misleadingly) called "piracy". According to this study, "people did not see downloading copyrighted material as theft." Well no kidding. More...

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22 avril 2019

Universities could be encouraging students to cheat, without even knowing it

The ConversationA few years ago a group of psychologists from two North American universities ran a fascinating experiment designed to see whether the quality of light in a room influenced people’s willingness to cheat on a test. More...

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19 avril 2019

Kicked Out of Stanford

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Student linked to admissions scandal found to have included false material in application. More...

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11 avril 2019

DOETH : Soyons vigilants face aux faux démarcheurs

Agefiph, ouvrir l'emploi aux personnes handicapées, retour à l'accueilDurant ces derniers mois, des entreprises assujetties à l’obligation d’emploi des travailleurs handicapés ont été démarchées par des individus prétendument commerciaux de structures du secteur protégé (entreprises adaptées et ESAT) ou salariés de l’Agefiph. Plus...

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05 avril 2019

Universities’ anti-cheating efforts need an overhaul

The GuardianDamian Hinds’ call for PayPal to block transactions with essay-writing firms is to be welcomed (University cheats should be reported by their peers, minister says, 20 March). More...

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Can cheats prosper in the race to give their children a leg-up at school?

The GuardianIt is an extraordinary claim by any measure: rich parents, real live Hollywood celebrities among them, were named by the FBI allegedly paying between $15,000 and $75,000 in bribes and cheat fees to get their kids into university. More...

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College bribery scandal: students sue elite schools in class action

The GuardianStudents claim they were denied fair opportunity to apply to Yale and University of Southern California. More...

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US college admissions scandal: how did the scheme work and who was charged?

The GuardianThe wealthy parents were part of the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice, prosecutors say, accused of conspiring to get their kids into elite colleges through bribery and cheating. The FBI investigation was dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues”. More...

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