NJ: Teens hacked school computers to change grades, but they failed

Olivia Rizzo reports:

Several high school students are in hot water after they were able to log into their schools’ computer systems to change grades and attendance records.

A letter was sent out Wednesday to parents of high school students in the Elizabeth Public School system informing them of the data breach.

“Unfortunately, a number of our students have made some poor choices by participating, to varying degrees, in compromising our student information system to manipulate attendance and classroom grades,” a letter from the district’s Superintendent Olga Hugelmeyer read.

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