A Washington state high school student accused of cheating on a test is suing the school district over a failing grade.

The Lindbergh High School student got an ‘F’ on her chemistry test after her teacher found a cheat sheet in her bag, which was allegedly accessible during the test. But the teen’s attorney says that the teacher never saw the student cheating.


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The student got an ‘F’ and one day of detention. She appealed, and the school board dropped the detention, but not the grade.

The teen is not seeking financial compensation; she just wants the 'F' dropped from her record because it could hurt her chances of getting into college.


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Shepard Smith and Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin discussed the case this afternoon. Watch the segment above.