Nurturing Ethical Cheating Students Analysis

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High school and College students’ ethics have elevated over the years and has only increased. Cheating has been a tremendous epidemic for a long period of time and recently skyrocketed because of the creation of smartphones and electronics. Students who are academically dishonest are usually in honors and advanced placement classes because they are challenged and learning a more rigorous curriculum than the other students who are in college prep courses. The reason for their actions is because of academic stress students receive on a daily basis to obtain admirable grades, so they can go to a well-known college.
In the article Nurturing Ethical Collaboration, the author Alexis Brooke Redding justifies why students cheat in high school and college …show more content…

He claims “students in honors or advanced placement classes are bombarded with the message: exquisite grades in hard courses are the key to a college acceptance”(Raskin 2). He justifies his claim by explaining how students are constantly under pressure because of that message. He also states that a person in regular courses can also be accepted to a college without having to do rigorous courses. Raskin also justified the phases that students experienced while under academic stress. He claimed “Students are pushed into a constant mood and discontent and reckless behavior because of school restricts them to an insular environment for the greater portion of their week”(Raskin 5). He justifies that school can make students turn their focus inward, making them self-pitting and high-strung. He justifies that behaviors like these can affect students who are financially unstable and those who are financially stable differently. The reasons for why students cheat is important, but how students cheat is also important. In an article I read dealt with the topic of how students cheat. The article is called What can we learn from the Atlanta cheating scandal? written by Andrew

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