Academic Honesty Policy & Plagiarism Guidelines

SIDES Academic Honesty Policy

Cheating is a broad term that encompasses any and all attempts by a student to dishonestly or unfairly give, use or obtain any information or material for a school test or assignment. The following examples are considered to be cheating:

SIDES Academic Dishonesty Consequences

The first time a student is caught cheating on an examination, she/he will be given a zero. The student will be referred to SIDES Administration and reminded of the Cheating Policy. A copy of the incident will be kept in the student's school record.

If a student is caught cheating on an examination a second time, the student will receive zero. The student will be referred to SIDES Administration and immediately withdrawn from the course relating to the incident. Parents and school of record will be notified.

If the student is caught cheating on an examination a third time (pertaining to a different course), the student will be withdrawn from the school in ALL courses. A record of expulsion will be retained on the SIDES student record.

Plagiarism Guidelines

What is Plagiarism?

How to avoid Plagiarism

A Word about Copyright