Teachers at BK school find out cheating doesn't pay

A Brooklyn school is facing serious allegations of cheating, and it might be a shock who the alleged culprits are.The city's Special Commissioner of Investigation

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn school is facing serious allegations of cheating, and it might be a shock who the alleged culprits are.The city's Special Commissioner of Investigation claims staff members of the High School for Youth and Community Development at the Erasmus Campus helped students skirt around Regents exam requirements. The investigation says teachers gave students answer keys for lab work that had to be done before the Living Environment exam. It's also alleged students were allowed to take the Regents even though they didn't finish their required labs. The students eventually had to retake the exam because of that.A spokesperson for the Department of Education says the actions mentioned in the report are totally unacceptable. The department is reviewing the roles of those mentioned in the report for disciplinary action.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
2 Word on the Street: Selfies
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 3 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
A man was shot in the chest and 4 Man shot multiple times in Coney Island
Police suspect criminal mischief after a cop car 5 Police suspect criminal mischief after cop car window shattered

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE