Is There Life After Plagiarism?

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In January of this year we learned that Dr. Chris Spence, the popular and charismatic Director of Education of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), the largest public school board in the country, had been accused of something that no academic and no high-level educator ever wants associated with their name: plagiarism. In what could only be described as a shocking story in the Canadian, and especially the Toronto media, the plagiarism seems to have …