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In Cherry Hill, They Call Grade Fixing ‘Hacking,’ While Over In Camden They Call That ‘Administrating’

A Cherry Hill High School East senior and a recent graduate were charged with computer theft after authorities said they hacked into the school computer system and improved grade records for fourhacker_ii.jpg other students, police and school officials said yesterday.

Charged was Jonathan To, 18, a Drexel University freshman who graduated from the elite high school last year. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

A 17-year-old high school senior, whose name was withheld by police because he is a minor, was charged with the same crime. He could be imprisoned in a juvenile facility until he is 21 if convicted.
The grade-changing occurred in June and was discovered by a school employee during a routine audit of student grades in early September, according to school district officials. A discrepancy between computerized student transcripts and teachers’ grade reports led to a joint school and police investigation, which was disclosed by The Inquirer last month.

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