Monday, December 01, 2008

Survey Finds Growing Deceit Among Teens

64 Percent Admit Cheating on Test In High School
By David Crary
Associated Press
Monday, December 1, 2008

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 -- In the past year, 30 percent of U.S. high school students have stolen from a store and 64 percent have cheated on a test, according to a new, large-scale survey suggesting that Americans are apathetic about ethical standards.

Educators reacting to the findings questioned any suggestion that today's young people are less honest than previous generations, but several agreed that intensified pressures are prompting many students to cut corners. the rest


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