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Today's Newsletter: Tracking Students Back-To-School

One Wisconsin district is greeting kids with a three-strikes-and-you’re-out policy when found using cellphones in class.
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The Tech&Learning news feeds are reporting some rather ominous trends in the annual back-to-school stories that appear this time of year. Simone Stolzoff in Quartz writes about the use of AI tech to surveil students: “In an age of mass school-shootings and increased student suicides, Safety Management Platforms can play a vital role in preventing harm before it happens...But the software also raises ethical concerns about the line between protecting students’ safety and protecting their privacy.” One Wisconsin district is greeting kids with a three-strikes-and-you’re-out policy when found using cellphones in class. And Wired digs into the details on how schools are scouring social media posts for signs of trouble. —Kevin Hogan, Content Director

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