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  • Former Cal Fire cadet describes how he cheated on tests

    A former cadet at the Cal Fire academy, whose image and voice have been altered to protect his anonymity, describes a culture of cheating in which instructors routinely provided cadets with questions and answers before they were tested.

A former cadet at the Cal Fire academy, whose image and voice have been altered to protect his anonymity, describes a culture of cheating in which instructors routinely provided cadets with questions and answers before they were tested. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
A former cadet at the Cal Fire academy, whose image and voice have been altered to protect his anonymity, describes a culture of cheating in which instructors routinely provided cadets with questions and answers before they were tested. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee

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