Education: Cheating at Yale

"In the matter of classroom honesty, we make the conservative estimate that at least half the Yale undergraduates are at this moment guilty of breaking the college rules during the present exam period, the penalty for which is expulsion, the description—cheating."

Thus astoundingly did the News, undergraduate daily, editorialize on academic dishonesty at New Haven last week. Pleading for more faculty leniency toward campus cribbers, the editorial contended: "It is no longer a factor in determining a man's status in this community whether he be honest or not in this respect. It...

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