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....
I have come to rethink Ivy League schools, for example Princeton handed out degrees to the likes of the Bushes, especially "Baby-Face" Bush. He certainly wasn't a towering genius. I think Ivy League schools have gotten to tied to the alumni money and the money of parents of student's money. Considering many of these schools have endowments in the billions, they should pushing principles more. It's pathetically amusing to think schools like Harvard started out as religious institutions.
Well no wonder the class that this happened in was government! :-7
Will Rogers wrote: Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for. Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House? The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.
Mark Twain wrote: It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. Senator: Person who makes laws in Washington when not doing time. Wherefore being all of one mind, we do highly resolve that government of the grafted by the grafter for the grafter shall not perish from the earth.
Dishonesty is an almost expected outcome when studying American government, Yeah, well ok, there does seem to be a rare exception, note the Senator from Delaware in the The Untouchables, the one who replaced Biden, an exception that proves the rule.