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Ivy League Athletes Caught Cheating in Sports Ethics Class

Last semester, 64 varsity athletes at Dartmouth College were caught cheating in a sports ethics class designed in part to help athletes struggling with their studies. After getting caught, many of the athletes were suspended for a term, although the professor of the sports ethics course, in an interview with a local newspaper, said that “after many sleepless nights” he decided to not give failing grades, but rather drop the cheaters’ marks by a full letter grade. Read more about the incident here

Jesse SaffronJesse Saffron is a writer and editor for the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, a North Carolina-based think tank dedicated to improving higher education in the Tar ...

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