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The Montgomery County state's attorney has opened a criminal investigation into a grade-changing scheme at Winston Churchill High School, officials said Wednesday, elevating the digital subterfuge into a major scandal at one of the region's most prestigious public schools.

Police, prosecutors and school officials are examining the actions of at least eight students who allegedly used a USB device to steal teachers' passwords and change the grades of 54 students. Nearly 700 student records have been subpoenaed, and three of the eight students identified as ringleaders have left the school. Read the full article.

By Jodi Westrick  |  March 4, 2010; 11:24 AM ET  | Category:  Local Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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