'Cheating in School' is the first book to present the research on cheating in a clear and accessible way and provide practical advice and insights for educators, school administrators, and the average lay person. Defines the problems surrounding cheating in schools and proposes solutions that can be applied in all educational settings, from elementary schools to post-secondary institutions Addresses pressing questions such as 'Why shouldn't students cheat if it gets them good grades?' and 'What are parents, teachers, businesses, and the government doing to unintentionally persuade today's student to cheat their way through school?' Describes short and long term deterrents that educators can use to foster academic integrity and make honesty more profitable than cheating Outlines tactics and strategies for educators, administrators, school boards, and parents to advance a new movement of academic integrity instead of dishonesty According to media reports, current levels of academic dishonesty have approached near-epidemic proportions. Given the high level of media attention--with headlines such as 'High Stakes Testing Results in Widespread Cheating' and 'More Students Cheating with Fewer Regrets'--it should come as no surprise that educators, parents, and students are searching for strategies to deal with this pressing problem. 'Cheating in School' is the definitive book on addressing and preventing the problem of academic dishonesty. Incorporating over thirty years of research, Stephen F. Davis, Patrick Drinan, and Tricia Bertram Gallant provide educators and laypersons with practical advice and insights for tackling this current epidemic. The facts about cheating, its causes, and its consequences are presented in clear and straightforward language. By presenting real student narratives combined with empirical research, the authors provide a roadmap to combating cheating in schools and creating a climate of academic integrity.