FUSD requires all students to demonstrate honesty and to abide by ethical standards in preparing and presenting materials, as well as in testing situations. Grades should reflect the student's own work in the fairest possible way. Academic dishonesty, cheating, or plagiarism involves an attempt by the student to show possession of a level of knowledge or skill which the student does not possess. It involves any attempt by a student to substitute the product of another, in whole or in part, as the student’s own work. This policy covers all school-related tests, quizzes, reports, class assignments, and projects.
*Intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids, including text messages and/or taking pictures of an exam, etc. is prohibited in all classes and could result in teacher disciplinary action and/or academic consequences.
Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, the following...