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Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

In 2018, 22 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted by UCLA. The acceptance rate for California residents: 12 percent. Those numbers mean that of the 71,569 Californian applicants in 2018, only 8,725 were accepted. That is not fair. No matter the statistics of these out of state...

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

Picture this: you have a math test in 20 minutes that you didn't study for. As you frantically attempt to remember what the previous unit was about, you remember your friend took the test a couple of hours earlier. Do you ask your friend for what the test is about, or do you tough it out and fail ...

AP Government cheating scandal unveiled

AP Government cheating scandal unveiled

January 10, 2013

A huge breach in student integrity occurred as Carlmont's winter break came to an end when a shocking email from AP Government teachers exposed a cheating scandal in relation to the fall semester final. The final exam for the course was an unreleased AP test, purportedly unavailable to the public. How...

Carlmont not part of STAR cheating scandal

Carlmont not part of STAR cheating scandal

September 13, 2012

Unlike 150 schools that were facing investigations regarding academic dishonesty on the California Standardized Testing and Reporting tests, Carlmont did not have any cases of cheating. Schools faced with those investigations may not get an Academic Performance Index score, thus possibly losing specific...

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