China Uses Fifth-Grade Students To Stop Cheaters
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. In China, cheating on tests for civil service jobs is apparently commonplace. Even test monitors sometimes overlook it. One district tried a new way to stop the cheating. At police department exams, a team of fifth graders were walking the aisles. And they showed no mercy. At one exam of 66 officers, they disqualified more than a third of the test takers.
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