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West Point has expelled 8 cadets following last year’s cheating scandal

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In what’s being called West Point’s biggest cheating scandal in decades, 51 cadets will be required to repeat a year and eight have been expelled, academy officials said Friday.

Last year, 73 cadets were accused of cheating on a final math exam in May, which was taken remotely because of the pandemic.

According to a statement from the academy, of those 73 cadets, six resigned during the investigation, four were acquitted, and two were cleared. Of the 61 left, 51 were turned back a full year, two were turned back six months, and eight were expelled.

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