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Illinois to allow prone restraints in schools next year

Illinois schools will be allowed to restrain challenging students by physically holding them face-down on the floor during the next academic year under a deal that the State Board of Education reached with a key legislative rule-making committee.  The decision…

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NYC Schools Drop Zoom Because Of Security Concerns

Schools in New York City are moving away from using the video conference app Zoom after a review of security concerns. The city's Department of Education is directing schools to "move away from using Zoom as soon as possible," Danielle…

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College Board Releases Details On Modified AP Testing

For 65 years, the Advanced Placement test has been a hallmark of a rigorous high school education, allowing bright students to demonstrate mastery of a subject through a passing score that can lead to college credits. Students typically gird for…

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Many Zoom Videos Left Viewable Online

In a front-page article, the Washington Post reported, “Thousands of personal Zoom videos have been left viewable on the open Web, highlighting the privacy risks to millions of Americans as they shift many of their personal interactions” to the service.…

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Virtual School Board Meetings Raise Transparency Questions

It was business as usual in school board chambers across the U.S. just a few weeks ago. Board members would take their seats. Parents, students, teachers, and curious citizens would file in, sitting or standing shoulder-to-shoulder if the evening’s agenda…

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