The "I Need Help" Thread
I need help on an English assigment. Tell me if this sounds good or if I need to edit some parts. If you don't have anything nice to say, take your mean words somewhere else! Here goes:
(indent here) Honour codes are helping to put a stop to the growing trend of cheating students in high schools and colleges across the United States. Cristina Cote, the head of the Honour Council at Poly Prep High School in Brooklyn, New York, says that "honour codes raise the moral standard in school." She also believes that by signing an honour code before tests and exams, students are constantly reminded that they have made a commitment to act ethically in the classroom. Honour codes help to instill a sense of fear in students who cheat, as well. "They get students to think about the concept of honour," says Don McCabe, the President of the Center for Academic Integrity at Duke University. McCabe reckons that honour codes "give students something to think about before they consider cheating." Many people around the world of education believe honour codes are a positive response to the increased number of cheating students in the United States, and other forms of evidence prove them right.
(indent here) Statistics also tell part of the story. Sixty-two percent of American high school students admitted to cheating on tests and exams over the past year, and honour codes are a sure method of catching at least some cheaters. In fact, according to research done by Don McCabe, up to two times as many students in the United States, admitted to cheating on a test or exam over the past year in colleges without honour codes, compared to colleges with them. This must give at least some doubters that honour codes are the best method to rid high schools and colleges of cheaters.
Any grammatical or structural errors? I need help!