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Dozens of West Point cadets accused of cheating on math test

Dozens of West Point cadets accused of cheating on math test
More than 70 cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point have been accused of cheating on a math exam, according to USA Today.

Military Academy at West Point have been accused of cheating on a math exam, according to USA Today.Tim Bakken, a law professor at West Point, said the cheating constituted a national security concern because the academy’s graduates go on to senior leadership positions in the military and elsewhere, like Congress, after their service is completed.Military Academy at West Point have been accused of cheating on a math exam, according to USA Today.“Our West Point cadets are the cream of the crop and are expected to demonstrate unimpeachable character and integrity,” Jackie Speier, a House Armed Services Committee member, said.

Several of the cadets have resigned or face disciplinary hearings that will determine whether or not they are expelled.After four cadets resigned and two cases were dismissed, the remaining 67 cases, 55 have been placed on academic probation and must complete a six-month program.

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