Cell phone cheating scandal rocks top NY high school


In a stunning new cheating scandal, a student has been forced out of the city’s top public school — Stuyvesant High — over allegations he used a cell phone to give test answers to more than 50 other students, The New York Daily News reports.

The student, identified in an online petition as Nayeem Ahsan, was caught photographing the citywide Spanish exam last week, the Daily News has learned. A proctor who noticed the suspect behavior searched Ahsan’s phone and discovered the boy also took pictures of his physics and English state Regents exams — and distributed the answers to classmates, sources said.

The junior was disciplined last week and will not be returning to Stuyvesant. The city Education Department would not discuss any specifics of the ongoing probe into the student’s shenanigans.

“The allegation of cheating is under investigation,” said Education Department spokeswoman Marge Feinberg.

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