- Around 20 of the approximately 125 students under investigation for cheating at Harvard University have decided to publicly defend themselves, saying that their government course encouraged collaboration.
- The students have remained anonymous thus far, for fear of what being associated with the scandal might do to their reputations, but they believe that Harvard is dealing with the situation unfairly.
- Students being investigated for cheating on their take-home exam will be called Administrative Board at Harvard and could face disciplinary action.
From the article:
Harvard University students under investigation for cheating on a take-home government course exam said they’re waging a battle against the allegations.
About 20 students and graduates have gone to the media to tell their side of the story, saying skipping classes, sharing notes and collaborating on tests were all tacitly condoned by the professor and teaching fellows of the course being probed, students who took the class said. ...