High school computer whiz, 16, criminally charged with hacking grades: A+ for effort?

John Luciew reports:

One thing is clear, the 16-year-old sophomore at the center of an alleged grade and attendance-record hacking case in Orange, N.J., apparently has some mad computer skills and plenty of smarts for executing elaborate plans. If only the student would apply those academic assets to his or her school work, then perhaps there wouldn’t be criminal charges of computer theft hanging over the student’s future right about now.

According to the Associated Press, the sophomore was arrested and charged late last week with using a school computer to change the grades and attendance records of multiple classmates.

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