What should I do if my high school student is accused of academic misconduct in New York? VIDEO

When a high school student in New York is accused of academic misconduct, it can have a dramatic effect on your child's ability to attend the college or university of their choice. Academic misconduct charges can include cheating on an exam, using unauthorized internet resources, plagiarism, cheating on college board assessments, the SAT, SAT subject matter exams, AP exams. It is crucial that your high school student is afforded their due process rights, that the charges are clearly defined, that the process used to investigate the charges is fair and that the resolution or sanction is proportionate and appropriate to the offense.

In particular, interacting with the College Board requires a detailed understanding of the process to achieve the best possible outcome. The College Board takes misconduct extremely seriously and often acts with a heavy hand in imposing sanctions.

Having an experienced attorney advisor will be your high school student's best ally to defend against academic misconduct charges and they should be involved from as early as possible in the case.

New York high schools where Joseph D. Lento can help as your child's student's academic misconduct advisor during investigations, hearings and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following school districts:

A

  • Abbott Union Free School District
  • Abraham Wing Common School/Glens Falls Common School District
  • Addison Central School District
  • Addison Central School
  • Adirondack Central School District
  • Afton Central School District
  • Akron Central School District
  • Albany City School District
  • Albion Central School District
  • Alden Central School District
  • Alexander Central School District
  • Alexandria Central School District
  • Alfred-Almond Central School District
  • Alfred-Almond Central School
  • Allegany-Limestone Central School District
  • Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School District
  • Amagansett Union Free School District
  • Amherst Central School District
  • Amityville Union Free School District
  • Andes Central School District
  • Andover Central School District
  • Ardsley Union Free School District
  • Argyle Central School District
  • Arkport Central School District
  • Arkport Central School
  • Arlington Central School District
  • Attica Central School District
  • Auburn Enlarged City School District
  • AuSable Valley Central School District
  • Averill Park Central School District
  • Avoca Central School District
  • Avoca Central School
  • Avon Central School District

B

  • Babylon Union Free School District
  • Bainbridge-Guilford Central School District
  • Baldwinsville Central School District
  • Ballston Spa Central School District
  • Barker Central School District
  • Batavia City School District
  • Bath Central School District
  • Bath Central School
  • Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District
  • Beacon City Schools
  • Beaver River Central School District
  • Bedford Central School District
  • Beekmantown Central School District
  • Belfast Central School District
  • Belleville Henderson Central School District
  • Bellmore Union Free School District
  • Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District
  • Bemus Point Central School District
  • Berkshire Union Free School District
  • Berlin Central School District
  • Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District
  • Bethlehem Central School District
  • Bethpage Union Free School District
  • Binghamton City School District
  • Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District
  • Bloomfield Central School District
  • Bolivar-Richburg Central School District
  • Bolton Central School District
  • Bradford Central School District
  • Bradford Central School
  • Brasher Falls Central School District
  • Brentwood Union Free School District
  • Brewster Central School District
  • Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District
  • Bridgehampton Union Free School District
  • Brighton Central School District
  • Broadalbin-Perth Central School District
  • Brockport Central School District
  • Brocton Central School District
  • Brookfield Central School District
  • Brunswick Central School District
  • Brushton-Moira Central School District
  • Buffalo Public Schools
  • Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District
  • Byram Hills Central School District
  • Byron-Bergen Central School District

C

  • Cairo-Durham Central School District
  • Caledonia-Mumford Central School District
  • Cambridge Central School District
  • Camden Central School District
  • Campbell-Savona Central School District
  • Campbell-Savona Central School
  • Canajoharie Central School District
  • Canandaigua City School District
  • Canaseraga Central School District
  • Canaseraga Central School
  • Canastota Central School District
  • Candor Central School District
  • Canisteo-Greenwood Central School District
  • Canisteo-Greenwood Central School
  • Canton Central School District
  • Carle Place Union Free School District
  • Carmel Central School District
  • Carthage Central School District School District
  • Cassadaga Valley Central School District
  • Cato-Meridian Central School District
  • Catskill Central School District
  • Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District
  • Cazenovia Central School District
  • Center Moriches Union Free School District
  • Central Islip Union Free School District
  • Central Square School District
  • Champlain Valley Educational Services Central School District
  • Champlain Valley Educational Services
  • Chappaqua Central School District
  • Charlotte Valley Central School District
  • Chateaugay Central School District
  • Chatham Central School District
  • Chautauqua Lake Central School District
  • Cheektowaga Central School District
  • Cheektowaga-Sloan Union Free School District
  • Chenango Forks Central School District
  • Chenango Valley Central School District
  • Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School District
  • Chester Union Free School District
  • Chittenango Central School District
  • Churchville-Chili Central School District
  • Cincinnatus Central School District
  • Clarence Central School District
  • Clarkstown Central School District
  • Cleveland Hill Union Free School District
  • Clifton-Fine Central School District
  • Clinton Central School District
  • Clyde-Savannah Central School District
  • Clymer Central School District
  • Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District
  • Cohoes City School District
  • Cold Spring Harbor Central School District
  • Commack School District
  • Comsewogue Union Free School District
  • Connetquot School District
  • Cooperstown Central School District
  • Copenhagen Central School District
  • Copiague Union Free School District
  • Corinth Central School District
  • Corning-Painted Post Area School District
  • Corning-Painted Post Area School District
  • Cornwall Central School District
  • Coxsackie-Athens Central School District
  • Croton-Harmon Union Free School District
  • Crown Point Central School District
  • Cuba-Rushford Central School District

D

  • Dansville Central School District
  • Deer Park Union Free School District
  • Delhi Central School District
  • Depew Union Free School District
  • Deposit Central School District
  • DeRuyter Central School District
  • Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District
  • Dolgeville Central School District
  • Dover Union Free Schools
  • Downsville Central School District
  • Dryden Central School District
  • Duanesburg Central School District
  • Dundee Central School District
  • Dunkirk Public Schools

E

  • East Aurora Union Free
  • East Greenbush Central School District
  • East Hampton Union Free School District
  • East Irondequoit Central School District
  • East Islip Union Free School District
  • East Meadow Union Free School District
  • East Moriches Union Free School District
  • East Quogue Union Free School District
  • East Ramapo Central School District
  • East Rochester Union Free School District
  • East Rockaway Union Free School District
  • East Syracuse-Minoa Central School District
  • East Williston Union Free School District
  • Eastchester Union Free School District
  • Eastport-South Manor Central School District
  • Eden Central School District
  • Edgemont School District
  • Edinburg Common School District
  • Edmeston Central School District
  • Edwards-Knox Central School District
  • Edwin Gould Ramapo Union Free School District
  • Elba Central School District
  • Eldred Central Schools
  • Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District
  • Ellenville Central Schools
  • Ellicottville Central School District
  • Elmira City School District
  • Elmira City School District
  • Elmira Heights Central School District
  • Elmira Heights Central School District
  • Elmont Union Free School District
  • Elmsford Public Schools
  • Elwood Union Free School District
  • Enlarged City School District of Middletown

F

  • Fabius-Pompey Central School District
  • Fairport Central School District
  • Falconer Central School District
  • Fallsburg Central Schools
  • Farmingdale Union Free School District
  • Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District
  • Fillmore Central School District
  • Fire Island Union Free School District
  • Florida Union Free School District
  • Fonda-Fultonville Central School District
  • Forestville Central School District
  • Fort Ann Central School
  • Fort Edward Union Free School District
  • Fort Plain Central School District
  • Frankfort-Schuyler Central School District
  • Franklin Central School District
  • Franklinville Central School District
  • Fredonia Central School District
  • Freeport Union Free School District
  • Frewsburg Central School District
  • Friendship Central School District
  • Frontier Central School District
  • Fulton City School District

G

  • Gananda Central School District
  • Garden City Union Free School District
  • Garrison Union Free School District
  • Gates Chili Central School District
  • Genesee Valley Central School District
  • Geneseo Central School District
  • Germantown Central School District
  • Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Central School District
  • Gilboa-Conesville Central School District
  • Glen Cove City School District
  • Glens Falls City School District
  • Gloversville Enlarged School District
  • Gorham-Middlesex Central School District
  • Goshen Central School District
  • Gouverneur Central School District
  • Gowanda Central School District
  • Grand Island Central School District
  • Granville Central School District
  • Great Neck School District
  • Greater Amsterdam School District
  • Greater Johnstown School District
  • Greenburgh Central School District Eleven
  • Greenburgh Central School District Graham
  • Greenburgh Central School District No. 7
  • Greenburgh Central School District North Castle
  • Greenburgh-Abbott School District
  • Greene Central School District
  • Greenport Union Free School District
  • Greenville Central School District
  • Greenwich Central School District
  • Greenwood Lake Union Free School District
  • Groton Central School District
  • Guilderland Central School District

H

  • Hadley-Luzerne Central School District
  • Haldane Central School District
  • Half Hollow Hills Central School District
  • Hamburg Central School District
  • Hamilton Central School District
  • Hammond Central School District
  • Hammondsport Central School District
  • Hampton Bays Union Free School District
  • Hancock Central School District
  • Hannibal Central School District
  • Harborfields Central School District
  • Harpursville Central School District
  • Harrison Central School District
  • Harrisville Central School District
  • Hartford Central School District
  • Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District
  • Hauppauge Union Free School District
  • Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Union Free School District
  • Hempstead Union Free School District
  • Hendrick Hudson Central School District
  • Herkimer Central School District
  • Hermon-DeKalb Central School District
  • Herricks Union Free School District
  • Heuvelton Central School District
  • Hewlett-Woodmere School District
  • Hicksville Union Free School District
  • Highland Central Schools
  • Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery Central School District
  • Hilton Central School District
  • Hinsdale Central School District
  • Holland Central School District
  • Holland Patent Central School District
  • Holley Central School District
  • Homer Central School District
  • Honeoye Central School District
  • Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District
  • Hoosic Valley Central School District
  • Hoosick Falls Central School District
  • Hopevale Union Free School District
  • Hornell City School District
  • Hornell City School District
  • Horseheads Central School District
  • Horseheads Central School District
  • Hudson City School District
  • Hudson Falls Central School District
  • Hunter-Tannersville Central School District
  • Huntington Union Free School District
  • Hyde Park Central Schools

I

  • Ichabod Crane Central School District
  • Ilion Central School District
  • Indian Lake Central School District
  • Indian River Central School District
  • Inlet Common School
  • Iroquois Central School District
  • Irvington Union Free School District
  • Island Park Union Free School District
  • Island Trees Union Free School District
  • Ithaca City School District

J

  • Jamestown Public School District
  • Jamesville-Dewitt Central School District
  • Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District
  • Jasper-Troupsburg Central School
  • Jefferson Central School District
  • Jericho Union Free School District
  • Johnsburg Central School District
  • Johnson City Central School District
  • Jordan-Elbridge Central School District

K

  • Katonah-Lewisboro School District
  • Keene Central School District
  • Kendall Central School District
  • Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District
  • Keshequa Central School District
  • Kings Park Central School District
  • Kingston City Schools
  • Kiryas Joel Schools

L

  • Lackawanna City School District
  • LaFargeville Central School District
  • LaFayette Central School District
  • Lake George Central School District
  • Lake Placid Central School District
  • Lake Pleasant Central School District
  • Lake Shore Central School District
  • Lakeland Central School District
  • Lancaster Central School District
  • Lansing Central School District
  • Lansingburgh Central School District
  • Laurens Central School District
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Le Roy Central School District
  • Letchworth Central School District
  • Levittown Union Free School District
  • Lewiston-Porter Central School District
  • Liberty Central Schools
  • Lindenhurst Union Free School District
  • Lisbon Central School District
  • Little Falls Central School District
  • Liverpool Central School District
  • Livingston Manor Central Schools
  • Livonia Central School District
  • Lockport City School District
  • Long Beach City School District
  • Long Lake Central School District
  • Longwood Central School District
  • Lowville Academy and Central School District
  • Lyme Central School District
  • Lynbrook Union Free School District
  • Lyncourt Union Free School District
  • Lyndonville Central School District
  • Lyons Central School District

M

  • Madison Central School District
  • Madrid-Waddington Central School District
  • Mahopac Central School District
  • Maine-Endwell Central School District
  • Malone Central School District
  • Malverne Union Free School District
  • Mamaroneck Union Free School District
  • Manchester-Shortsville Central School District
  • Maplewood Common School District
  • Marathon Central School District
  • Marcellus Central School District
  • Margaretville Central School District
  • Marion Central School District
  • Marlboro Central School District
  • Maryvale Union Free School District
  • Massapequa Union Free School District
  • Massena Central School District
  • Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District
  • Mayfield Central School District
  • McGraw Central School District
  • Mechanicville City School District
  • Medina Central School District
  • Menands Union Free School District
  • Merrick Union Free School District
  • Mexico Academy and Central School
  • Middle Country Central School District
  • Middleburgh Central School District
  • Milford Central School District
  • Millbrook Central Schools
  • Miller Place Union Free School District
  • Minerva Central School District
  • Minisink Valley Central School District
  • Mohawk Central School District
  • Mohonasen Central School District
  • Monroe-Woodbury Central School District
  • Montauk Union Free School District
  • Monticello Central Schools
  • Moravia Central School District
  • Moriah Central School District
  • Morris Central School District
  • Morristown Central School District
  • Morrisville-Eaton Central School District
  • Mount Markham Central School District
  • Mount Morris Central School District
  • Mount Pleasant Central School District
  • Mount Pleasant Cottage School Union Free School District
  • Mount Pleasant-Blythedale Union Free School District
  • Mount Sinai Union Free School District
  • Mount Vernon City School District

N

  • Nanuet Union Free School District
  • Naples Central School District
  • New Hartford Central School District
  • New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District
  • New Lebanon Central School District
  • New Paltz Central Schools
  • New Suffolk Common School District
  • New York City Department of Education
  • New York Military Academy
  • New York Mills Union Free School
  • New York State School for the Deaf
  • Newark Central School District
  • Newark Valley Central School District
  • Newburgh Enlarged City School District
  • Newcomb Central School District
  • Newfane Central School District
  • Newfield Central School District
  • Niagara Falls City School District
  • Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District
  • Niskayuna Central School District
  • North Babylon Free School District
  • North Bellmore Union Free School District
  • North Collins Central School District
  • North Colonie Central Schools
  • North Greenbush Common School District
  • North Merrick Union Free School District
  • North Rockland Central School District
  • North Rose-Wolcott Central School District
  • North Salem Central School District
  • North Shore Central School District
  • North Syracuse Central School District
  • North Tonawanda City School District
  • North Warren Central School
  • Northeastern Clinton Central School District
  • Northern Adirondack Central School District
  • Northport-East Northport Union Free School District
  • Northville Central School
  • Norwich City School District
  • Norwood-Norfolk Central School District
  • Nyack Union Free School District

O

  • Oakfield-Alabama Central School District
  • Oceanside School District
  • Odessa-Montour Central School District
  • Ogdensburg Central School District
  • Olean Schools Central School District
  • Oneida City School District
  • Oneonta City School District
  • Onondaga Central School District
  • Onteora Central Schools
  • Oppenheim-Ephratah Central School District
  • Orchard Park Central School District
  • Oriskany Central School District
  • Ossining Union Free School District
  • Oswego City School District
  • Otselic Valley Central School District
  • Owego Apalachin Central School District
  • Owen D. Young Central School District
  • Oxford Academy and Central School District
  • Oyster Bay - East Norwich Central School District
  • Oysterponds Union Free School District

P

  • Palmyra-Macedon Central School District
  • Panama Central School District
  • Parishville-Hopkinton Central School District
  • Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District
  • Pavilion Central School District
  • Pawling Central Schools
  • Pearl River Union Free School District
  • Peekskill City School District
  • Pelham Union Free School District
  • Pembroke Central School District
  • Penfield Central School District
  • Penn Yan Central School District
  • Perry Central School District
  • Peru Central School District
  • Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District
  • Phoenix Central School District
  • Pine Bush Central School District
  • Pine Plains Central Schools
  • Pine Valley Central School District
  • Pioneer Central School District
  • Piseco Common School District
  • Pittsford Central School District
  • Plainedge Union Free School District
  • Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District
  • Plattsburgh City School District
  • Pleasantville Union Free School District
  • Pocantico Hills Central School District
  • Poland Central School District
  • Port Byron Central School District
  • Port Chester School District
  • Port Jefferson Union Free School District
  • Port Jervis City School District
  • Port Washington Union Free School District
  • Portville Central School District
  • Potsdam Central School District
  • Poughkeepsie City School District
  • Prattsburgh Central School District
  • Pulaski Academy and Central School
  • Putnam Central School District
  • Putnam Valley Central School District

Q

  • Queensbury Union Free School District
  • Quogue Union Free School District

R

  • Ramapo Central School District
  • Randolph Academy Union Free School District
  • Randolph Central School District
  • Raquette Lake Union Free School District
  • Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central Schools
  • Red Creek Central School District
  • Red Hook Central Schools
  • Remsenburg-Speonk Union Free School District
  • Rensselaer City School District
  • Rhinebeck Central Schools
  • Richfield Springs Central School District
  • Ripley Central School District
  • Riverhead Central School District
  • Rochester City School District
  • Rockville Centre Union Free School District
  • Rocky Point Union Free School District
  • Rome City School District
  • Romulus Central School District
  • Rondout Valley Central Schools
  • Roosevelt Union Free School District
  • Roscoe Central Schools
  • Roxbury Central School District
  • Royalton-Hartland Central School District
  • Rush-Henrietta Central School District
  • Rye City School District
  • Rye Neck Union Free School District

S

  • Sachem Central School District
  • Sackets Harbor Central School District
  • Sag Harbor Union Free School District
  • Sagaponack Common School District
  • Salamanca Central School District
  • Salmon River Central School District
  • Saranac Central School District
  • Saranac Lake Central School District
  • Saratoga Springs City School District
  • Saugerties Central Schools
  • Sauquoit Valley Central School District
  • Sayville Union Free School District
  • Scarsdale Public Schools
  • Schalmont Central School District
  • Schenectady City School District
  • Schenevus Central School District
  • Schodack Central School District
  • Schoharie Central School District
  • Schroon Lake Central School District
  • Schuylerville Central School District
  • Scio Central School District
  • Scotia-Glenville Central School District
  • Seaford Union Free School District
  • Seneca Falls Central School District
  • Sewanhaka Central High School District
  • Sharon Springs Central School District
  • Shelter Island Union Free School District
  • Shenendehowa Central School District
  • Sherburne-Earlville Central School District
  • Sherman Central School District
  • Shoreham-Wading River Central School District
  • Sidney Central School District
  • Silver Creek Central School District
  • Skaneatles Central School District
  • Smithtown Central School District
  • Sodus Central School District
  • Solvay Union Free School District
  • Somers Central School District
  • South Colonie Central School District
  • South Country Central School District
  • South Glens Falls Central School District
  • South Huntington Union Free School District
  • South Jefferson Central School District
  • South Kortright Central School District
  • South Lewis Central School District
  • South Orangetown Central School District
  • South Seneca School District
  • Southampton Union Free School District
  • Southern Cayuga Central School District
  • Southold Union Free School District
  • Southwestern Central School District
  • Spackenkill Union Free Schools
  • Spencer-Van Etten Central Schools
  • Spencerport Central School District
  • Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District
  • Stamford Central School District
  • Starpoint Central School District
  • Steuben-Allegany BOCES
  • Stillwater Central School District
  • Stockbridge Valley Central School District
  • Sullivan West Central Schools
  • Susquehanna Valley Central School District
  • Sweet Home Central School District
  • Syosset Central School District
  • Syracuse City School District

T

  • Taconic Hills Central School District
  • The Bronxville School
  • New Rochelle School District
  • Thousand Islands Central School District
  • Three Village Central School District
  • Ticonderoga Central School District
  • Tioga Central School District
  • Tonawanda City School District
  • Town of Webb Union Free School District
  • Tri-Valley Central Schools
  • Troy City School District
  • Trumansburg Central School District
  • Tuckahoe Common School District
  • Tuckahoe Union Free School District
  • Tully Central School District
  • Tupper Lake Central School District
  • Tuxedo Union Free School District

U

  • Unadilla Valley Central School District
  • Unatego Central School District
  • Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns
  • Union Free School District
  • Union Springs Central School District
  • Union-Endicott Central School District
  • Uniondale Union Free School District
  • Utica City School District

V

  • Valhalla Union Free School District
  • Valley Central School District
  • Valley Stream 30 Union Free School District
  • Valley Stream Central High School District
  • Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School District
  • Vestal Central School District
  • Victor Central School District
  • Voorheesville Central School District

W

  • Wainscott Common School District
  • Wallkill Central Schools
  • Walton Central School District
  • Wantagh Union Free School District
  • Wappingers Central School District
  • Warrensburg Central School District
  • Warsaw Central School District
  • Warwick Valley Central School District
  • Washingtonville Central School District
  • Watertown City School District
  • Waterville Central School District
  • Watervliet City Schools
  • Watkins Glen Central School District
  • Watkins Glen Central School District
  • Waverly Central School District
  • Waverly Central School District
  • Wayland-Cohocton Central School District
  • Wayne Central School District
  • Webster Central School District
  • Webutuck Central Schools
  • Weedsport Central School District
  • Wells Central School District
  • West Babylon School District
  • West Canada Valley Central School District
  • West Genesee Central School District
  • West Irondequoit Central School District
  • West Islip Union Free School District
  • West Park Union Free School District
  • West Seneca Central School District
  • West Valley Central School District
  • Westbury Union Free School District
  • Westfield Central School District
  • Westhampton Beach Union Free School District
  • Westhill Central Schools
  • Westmoreland Central School District
  • Westport Central School District
  • Wheatland-Chili Central School District
  • Wheelerville Union Free School District
  • White Plains Public Schools
  • Whitehall Central School District
  • Whitesboro Central School
  • Whitesville Central School District
  • Whitney Point Central School District
  • William Floyd Union Free School District
  • Williamsville Central School District
  • Willsboro Central School District
  • Wilson Central School District
  • Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School District
  • Windsor Central School District
  • Worcester Central School District
  • Wyandanch Union Free School District
  • Wynantskill Union Free School District
  • Wyoming Central School District

Y

  • Yonkers Public Schools
  • York Central School District
  • Yorktown Central School District

It is critical to make certain academic misconduct charges at your child's New York high school are handled properly and that the accused student's interests and rights are protected from as early as possible during the investigative and disciplinary process.  One reason, among many, is because even at high schools where a finding of responsibility for academic misconduct is made at a hearing, the investigation will set the stage for what the hearing panel is provided prior to a hearing (and what the hearing panel will in large part rely on at a hearing), and at high schools where the finding of responsibility is made solely through the investigative process, what takes place during the investigation itself will determine whether the accused student is found responsible or not responsible for academic misconduct.

Unfortunately, some parents make the mistake of not taking the necessary precautions as soon as possible when their child is accused of academic misconduct.  Some people will mistakenly believe that if they "just explain what happened," their school will be fair and impartial and will arrive at the truth.  In a perfect world this may be the case, but in a perfect world, being called to answer for alleged academic misconduct would not exist.

Fighting passionately for the future of his clients at schools throughout the nation for many years, Joseph D. Lento knows how important it is to mount the strongest defense because he understands that an accused high school student's academic future is on the line. He does not settle for the easiest outcome, and instead prioritizes his clients' needs and well-being. Joseph Lento is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, is admitted as an attorney pro hac vice in state and federal court if needed when representing clients nationwide, and serves as an academic misconduct advisor to high school students facing investigations and disciplinary cases in New York and throughout the nation. Make certain your or your student's interests are protected - Contact National High School Academic Misconduct Defense Attorney Joseph D. Lento today at 888-535-3686 or by completing our online form.

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