CA: Parents: Hacking in school reaches beyond 11 facing expulsion

Lauren Steussy and Melody Petersen have an update to a breach previously reported on this blog:

Parents of some of the students accused of cheating at Corona del Mar High School are questioning why their children have been targeted for expulsion, arguing the scope of the scandal spans far more widely.

In letters sent recently to school officials and circulating around the district, the parents of four students say a private tutor – who police believe hacked school computers and helped 11 students change their grades and steal tests – was working with as many as 150 students.

District spokeswoman Laura Boss said earlier this month officials are auditing 750,000 grades to see how many may have been altered by hackers as opposed to teachers over the course of a year.


Read more on Orange County Register.


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