Your kids are cheating at school? Well, what did you expect?
New York City officials said this week that 70 students at one of its most prestigious high schools had been involved in a cheating scheme. In the ensuing press coverage, much was made of the stressful demands on Stuyvesant teenagers to meet expectations in a school that sends graduates to places like MIT and Brown.
“Most of the students come from families where the goal is ‘Ivy League school or bust’; you either go to an Ivy League school or you haven’t lived up to your potential,” one Stuyvesant grad told the New York Times.
My column in The Huffington Post today takes a look at kids, cheating, and the bad role models in business that kids can’t help but notice. Read article