Milaca Public Schools
500 Highway 23 West
Milaca, MN 56353

Academic Integrity

  • All students are encouraged to exhibit personal honesty in their work and expect the same from others.
  • Definition: With regards to individuals, offenses of academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to
  1. Cheating on a quiz or test by using concealed answers or by copying another student's work
  2. Copying an assignment or worksheet, or sharing information about an assignment or test
  3. Offering to another student the answers to an assignment, worksheet, or test, whether solicited or unsolicited, in written or verbal communication
  4. Theft of intellectual property, such as assignments, worksheets, notes, notebooks, tests, or test answer key
  5. Lying to a teacher about academic activities
  6. Failing to indicate quotations taken from a source or failing to identify sources in writing (plagiarism). This includes copying anything directly from the internet.

With regards to groups, the policy may be altered by cirumstances of the task involved. Students will be informed of the limits of cooperation.


  • Consequences: Students who act in an academically dishonest manner will receive no credit (a zero) for any and all assignments that were not their own intellectual work. Academic dishonesty may also result in additional consequences.