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Central Bucks Joins PA School Districts Monitoring Students Online. Some Call It a Vast Overreach

Central Bucks School District headquarters.
Kimberly Paynter
Central Bucks School District headquarters.

A couple dozen Pennsylvania school districts use a technology to monitor students’ online behavior. Privacy and technology experts say that leads to unintended harm.

WHYY’s Emily Rizzo reports Bucks School District is one of the latest to test it out, with the goal of preventing mental health crises, violence, and bullying.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 4/24/23)

Emily Rizzo is a reporter and producer based in South Philadelphia. She mostly covers education-related issues for WHYY News and Keystone Crossroads.