Feb 262019
 
 February 26, 2019  Posted by  Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Dina Al-Shibeeb reports:

York Region District School Board’s use of a cloud-based software application for reporting absences and other uses isn’t sitting well with some Stouffville parents who fear it puts their children at risk of privacy violations.

The parents are alarmed and are calling for the school board to take action after a Jan. 15 security breach, which was “patched.”

Richmond Hill-based Edsby gives both teachers and parents digital tools and perks such as an option to call in sick for a child and checking approvals for field trips by using its social networking app.

Read more on The Star.

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