Indonesian Family Pays Price For Exposing Cheating

August 10, 2011

Anthony Kuhn
Siami, a curtain-maker who goes by one name, is mother of Alifah Achmad Maulana. Neighbors hounded the family out of their village outside Surabaya, Indonesia, after she complained about cheating on the national high school entrance exam at the village public school.
Anthony Kuhn
Alifah Achmad Maulana said a teacher at the public elementary school in Gadel village, shown here, told him to share his answers to questions on a national exam. Allegations of organized cheating on the have shaken Indonesia's confidence in its education system.