A computer-monitoring program launched in an Alaskan school district is raising concerns over student privacy and data collection, The Associated Press reports. The software monitors for dangerous content, including potential school shooters, self-harm and cyberbullying, school district officials said. Some students believe the lack of an opt-out option infringes on their rights, and parents have expressed concern over who views the system’s alerts and data. Meanwhile, students in a Pennsylvania school district got “teacher-level access” to test scores and personal information of 12,000 students when they hacked into the school system attempting to get home addresses for a game.
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