States Should Ensure Schools Properly Use Surveillance Technologies, Report Urges – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

While surveillance technology can have many benefits, including making schools safer and keeping students on task, it can also have unintended consequences in areas like equity and privacy, says a report by the National Association of State Boards of Education. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc…

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Report: Miss. District Floats Desegregation Plan That Would Close Black Schools – District Dossier – Education Week

The Cleveland, Miss., school district was ordered in May to integrate its middle and high schools after a U.S. District Court judge found that the district had essentially maintained a segregated school system. But the district’s proposal to comply with the order would result in the closure of historically black…

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Black Children Are More Likely To Get Hit By School Teachers, Report Says

When Wendy Chandler received a back-to-school packet from her daughter’s Alabama elementary school in 2013, she was stunned. Included in the packet was a permission slip asking if school staff members could administer corporal punishment on her child as a form of discipline.  Chandler said that she did not give permission and…

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