Academic Dishonesty

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY​

 Academic dishonesty is using a person’s work, concepts, designs, data, ideas, research, or documentation without giving proper credit to the source. It goes beyond plagiarism to also include lying, cheating, using or providing unauthorized materials in preparation for an exam/test, or using or providing unauthorized materials during an exam/test/quiz, and other acts, such as the theft of falsification of records and files. The district considers violations of this nature to be serious offenses and has the following consequences.

 First Offense ​– The student will receive an “F” grade/zero credit on the assignment, exam, test or quiz based on the teacher’s grading system. Parents will be contacted for a meeting and and four detentions will be issued.

 Second Offense ​– The student will receive an “F” grade/zero credit on the assignment, exam, test or quiz based on the teacher’s grading system. There will a drop of one letter grade for the semester.  Four detentions will be issued.

Third Offense ​– The student will receive an “F” grade/zero credit on the assignment, exam, test or quiz based on the teacher’s grading system. The student will be dropped from the class for the semester and will receive an F as their semester grade.  Four detentions will be issued.

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