Hundreds Arrested in Indian Academic Cheating Scandal

March 21, 2015 9:35 PM

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Authorities in India arrested nearly 300 people Saturday in connection with a massive academic cheating scandal this week in the northeastern state of Bihar.

The alleged crimes involve a crucial examination that more than a million 10th-grade students across India are taking. The test results are said to largely dictate a person’s educational options and socioeconomic status.

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