Harvard University is investigating about 125 undergraduates accused of jointly submitting responses, some word-for-word identical, on a spring take-home final exam in violation of an explicit no-collaboration policy. The incident is the largest Ivy League cheating scandal in recent memory and could result in year-long suspensions. The extent of the cheating -- which apparently involved nearly two percent of the student body -- has spurred administrators to consider preventive measures such as an academic honor code.
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