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Volkswagen scandal leads to fallout

Volkswagen scandal leads to fallout

Ethan Pike, Staff Writer

October 3, 2015

Volkswagen recalled 500,000 of their vehicles after the company intentionally cheated during pollution tests, resulting in cars that emitted 40 times the legal amount of nitrogen oxide. CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down after the event.  Winterkorn said, "Above all, I am stunned that misconduct...

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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