Every two years, Josephson Institute conducts a comprehensive survey of high school students from across the country. This survey, called the Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth, measures their self-reported values, attitudes, and behavior.
One-third of high school students said they stole from a store in the last year. Over half said they cheated on a test. More than two out of five said they sometimes lie to save money. Read the 2010 report on honesty and integrity »
Half of the respondents said they bullied someone in the last year. Almost half said they were victims of bullying. Read the 2010 report on bullying, violence, and other at-risk behavior »
The Institute's biennial Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth has shown widespread lying and cheating among teens. This report suggests that unethical adolescents become unethical adults.
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