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Invasion of privacy to reclaim a missing laptop?
Using embedded spyware to control student’s laptops and collect student and family images?
Some school officials need the book thrown at them.
The Lower Merion School District in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Administrative officials have acknowledged secretly activating web cams to record users. The district admittedly collected tens of thousands of images, more than 55,000, from web cams on computers it issued the students.
The ultimate tragedy is the school’s planned execution to commit this privacy invasion.
Read the text of the lawsuit filed against the Lower Merion School District here.
Sometimes I think our society has come so far from darkness
to enlightenment no more Inquisition, for instance; no more
Scarlet A’s that we have come full circle and are now back
to being idiots. A case in point? This principal’s letter to parents
about why she doesn’t want kids to consider recess ”free time.”
– from Principal Declares Recess is NOT “Free Time”
How do we prepare the brightest and most creative problem solvers of the next generation if we do not focus on their learning environment?
In a previous post I shared how one national non-profit organization was supporting structured recess and “play” at schools to improve the youth developmental environmental factors that contribute to a child’s learning success.
Unfortunately, here’s a story where a beleaguered administrator might need a time out to reflect upon what research shows works to best support a learning environment.
What is the learning environment like at your neighborhood schools?
What is the role of recess and unstructured play time “recess” at schools near you?
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