New school board policies cheat Ottawa students

Denley, Randall
July 2008
Fraser Forum;Jul2008, p10
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the reaction of trustees, teachers, and parents on the plan of the Ottawa public school board administrators to lessen or eliminate plagiarism and other behavioral issues in the educational system in Ontario. Under the policy, students caught cheating will be given a zero rating during examinations. According to concern citizens, the approach is inappropriate for other educational levels. The policy is expected to be used only in secondary and tertiary levels.


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