15 septembre 2019

Admissions for Donor Children

HomeBy Greta Anderson. One parent's defense in the admissions scandal is that the University of Southern California encouraged applications from the wealthy -- if they would donate. More...

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Could UCLA Have Prevented Admissions Scandal?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Five years before the indictments in the admissions scandal, the University of California, Los Angeles, knew some of the activities of Rick Singer, mastermind of the scandal, but didn't notify law enforcement, the Los Angeles Times reported. The university conducted an investigation after the mother of a rejected athlete appealed and said she would donate $100,000 if her daughter was admitted. More...

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06 septembre 2019

New Revelations About USC Admissions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. An indicted father in the college admissions scandal is requesting by subpoena the University of Southern California's records about to what extent the admissions process in influenced by donations, the Los Angeles Times reported. More...

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05 septembre 2019

Kansas professor indicted for allegedly failing to disclose appointment at Chinese university

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Kansas professor faces federal fraud charges for allegedly failing to disclose a full-time appointment at a Chinese university held while receiving government research grants. The indictment comes amid rising tension over Chinese scholars and security. More...

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03 septembre 2019

Students are still using tech to cheat on exams, but things are getting more advanced

Techno-News BlogWhat used to take an elaborate plot to discreetly spread answers across a classroom can now be done with a swipe on a smartwatch. You used to have to steal the answer key or have a cheat sheet hidden around your desk. More...

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27 août 2019

Chronique de l'arnaque ordinaire visant les personnes handicapées

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiquesLes numéros de téléphone surtaxés sont légion. Souvent ils prennent une apparence officielle pour tenter de se faire passer auprès de personnes désemparées pour un service public. Plus...

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25 août 2019

When does getting help on an assignment turn into cheating?

The ConversationStudents – whether at university or school – can get help from many places. They can go to a tutor, parent, teacher, a friend or consult a textbook. More...

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23 août 2019

Court Victory for Foreign Students Enrolled in Fake College

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Their immigration statuses were canceled for enrolling in a fake college that the government set up to nab alleged visa fraudsters. Now they've won the right to challenge the blanket finding that they were willing participants in the fraud. More...

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22 août 2019

Southern Cal's Investigation Into Admissions Fraud

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Southern California has been investigating allegations about the admissions of 33 students, more by far than any other institution that has been linked to the admissions scandal, according to the Los Angeles Times. More...

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21 août 2019

Has Admissions Changed Since the Scandal?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Virginia announced this month that it had conducted a review of its admissions policies in the wake of the admissions scandal. More...

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