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How To Change A Transcript?
The news is full of allegations that someone at Simeon HS changed Derrick Rose's transcript -- and then changed it back after copies had been sent to Memphis.
Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose at center of Memphis NCAA probe Chicago Tribune
A Chicago Public Schools
source said Thursday that a grade on Rose's high school transcript was
changed from a D to a C by someone at Simeon Career Academy in the
final semester of his senior year.
Derrick Rose's grade was changed at Simeon High Chicago Sun-Times
A teacher handed Derrick Rose a "D"
in the last semester of his senior year at Simeon High School.
My question is -- who would be in a position to do that -- a teacher, a clerk, a principal, or just about anyone? And, even more interesting to me, how would they do it? Is it easy breezy, or complicated like computer hacking? Is it common, or rare?