Aug 252019
 
 August 25, 2019  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Richard A. Todd reports:

Devices and apps that allow parents to check in on their students while in class will be banned from Denison schools this school year.

The Denison Independent School District school board voted unanimously to adopt a measure banning the devices.

“Devices with listen-in and student tracking capabilities are becoming more common among students and parents,” Denison ISD Assistant Superintendent David Kirkbride said. “The use of listen-in devices without authorization presents a concern for student privacy and confidentiality. Proposed revisions to local policy FNCE addresses the use of student-tracking and listen-in devices by students and parents.”

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