Well, that's one way to get them into college: A Pennsylvania woman allegedly changed her children's grades after logging into a school computer system using passwords obtained when she worked for the district. Investigators say Catherine Venusto used the Northwestern Lehigh School District superintendent's password to change the grades: She allegedly made one failing grade into a medical exception for her daughter in 2010, while still working for the district, then changed one of her son's grades, bizarrely, from 98% to 99% in February.
State police say Venusto admitted changing the grades, saying she thought her actions were unethical but not illegal. She was arraigned yesterday on a half-dozen felony counts and released on bail. (Read more Catherine Venusto stories.)