THE IT Trends
Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 7/26/2018

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  • 6 Resources for Keeping Your School Safer

    At the National Association of School Resource Officers annual conference, a thousand-plus attendees made up primarily of school-based law enforcement officers, school administrators and school security and safety professionals hit the tradeshow aisles to see the latest in classroom door lockdown technology, body cameras and radio systems. While we don't all need knapsack armor panels, here are six technologies that may find a home on your campus, several of which are free for educators.

  • Schools Face Civil Liberties Battles in Effort to Adopt Facial Recognition

    As schools around the country attempt to deploy new facial recognition functionality as part of their video surveillance systems, the ACLU is challenging those efforts in the name of protecting civil rights. And they're not alone in their concerns about the controversial student surveillance tactic.

  • Student Data Brokers: Shady Practices Put Private Student Data on the Open Market

    The market for student data may be fed by unwitting students, who turn over sensitive information that they believe they must provide in order to learn about educational opportunities and scholarships.


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