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India tried to stop cheating in school — so half a million students just skipped exams

NEW DELHI — It’s only the fourth day of annual examinations in India’s largest state of Uttar Pradesh and already the government says 661,643 students — around 10 percent of the total number enrolled — have failed to show up. A government official said it’s because this year they've upped their anti-cheating efforts, and clamped down on the […]
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