KY: Spencer County student writes code to hack into online learning program, boost grades

Deni Kamper reports:

About a dozen Spencer County High School students have been disciplined after one student admitted to hacking into an online learning program.

Principal Stephen Webb said about three weeks ago, an English teacher noticed irregularities in some students’ scores on the Reading Plus program. The program assesses reading proficiency and designs lessons and tests based on fluency.

Read more on WLKY.  The story does not reveal exactly what discipline the confessed coder experienced.

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