50 Nabbed in Cell Phone Cheat Scam at Top NY School

One student expelled, probe continuing
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 26, 2012 12:02 AM CDT
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(Newser) – A student has been kicked out of Manhattan's top public high school after using his cell phone to send test answers to at least 50 others, according to officials. The boy, a junior at the academically elite Stuyvesant High School in downtown Manhattan, used his phone to snap pictures of the citywide Regents exams in Spanish, English and physics, with answers—and sent them on, reports the New York Daily News. An investigation is continuing into the students who received the answers. Their parents have been notified. Cell phones are banned inside public schools, but the policy is difficult to enforce, particularly in large schools. (Read more exam stories.)

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