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    Tri-Valley University founder sentenced to 16 years

    USA

    Karina Ioffee - University World News

    The president and CEO of a private college that catered to foreign students has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for defrauding the Department of Homeland Security by issuing phony visa-related documents to international students in exchange for tuition and fee.

  • Newspaper

    Did Wainstein Report Whitewash High-Level Culprits In UNC Cheating Scandal?

    USA

    James Marshall Crotty - Forbes

    An eight-month investigation by former federal prosecutor Kenneth L. Wainstein has found that more than 3100 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students – almost half of them athletes — were given credit for "irregular" (read: nonexistent) classes over an 18-year period from 1993-2011 as part of a organized scheme that allowed many to remain sports-eligible.

  • Combatting corruption in education on a global front

    Muriel Poisson

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    In international student recruitment, questions on integrity persist

    USA

    Karin Fischer - The Chronicle of Higher Education

    The agent debate is dead. Long live the integrity debate. For some time now, the discussion about whether American colleges could use commission-based agents when recruiting students abroad has been the hottest of hot-button issues in international admissions, with each camp staking out fiercely partisan positions.

  • Newspaper

    It's your school: Keeping Mexico's education system transparent

    Mexico

    Rafael Garcia Aceves - Transparency International

    Last December, 1,055 high school communities around Mexico – comprising almost 1.3 million students – engaged in a transparency and accountability exercise. This involves each principal of public high schools completing three electronic forms covering more than 100 indicators. These range from income and expenditure, to enrolment and academic performance, to the condition of school equipment and infrastructure.

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    Mexico pushes through transparency reform

    Mexico

    - Transparency International

    Mexico enacted its new transparency reform, this amendment to the constitution is a welcome change and will enhance the system through which people access public information. Access-to-information laws are vital for transparency and a key safeguard against corruption.

  • Mapas sectoriales de riesgos de corrupción: sector Educación

    En la primera parte de este documento se hace una descripción metodológica del ejercicio que funciona como guía para la lectura de los mapas de riesgos sectoriales de corrupción, seguidamente se presentan los mapas de riesgos de corrupción para los...

    Departamento Administrativo de la Presidencia de la República (Colombia), Secretaría de Transparencia (Colombia), UNDP

    Bogotá, DAPRE, 2014

  • Newspaper

    Phantom teachers

    Mexico

    - The Economist

    Most people worry about pupils skiving off. In Mexico, it is the teachers. The government Census of Public Schools (2013) in Mexico shows that 13% of all teachers registered on the schools' payrolls do not turn up to work. The government will now comb through the data to see who among the mi..

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    But you don't like to read. Why do you want to go to Harvard

    USA

    Erika Fry - CNN Money

    Padding college applications is virtually as old as higher education itself. But many undergraduate and graduate officials say that in recent years there's been a spike in problematic submissions, especially from emerging markets, where the families of the elite and the growing middle..

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