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NBC News

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School tip lines were meant to stop shootings, but uncovered a teen suicide crisis

Two police officers in Hermiston, Oregon, banged on the front door of a family’s home on a Sunday evening in November 2017. When the father answered the door, confused about why the cops were there, the officers quickly brushed past him, telling him they’d received a report that his teenage son was about to kill himself.

02/01/2020
District Administration

Media Coverage
5 steps for creating a student safety plan

Wichita Falls ISD leaders believe a successful plan factors in students’ physical, mental, emotional and social health.

01/31/2020
WHEC News 10

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App helps catch Michigan man who sent explicit videos to 11-year-old girl

A Michigan man admitted to sending explicit videos to an 11-year-old girl from Irondequoit, after a four-month investigation tracked him down last year.

01/24/2020
The Detroit News

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Michigan schools surveil student emails for suicide risks, raising ACLU concerns

Thirty-one Michigan school districts are using a controversial surveillance service that reads students’ school emails to identify students in crisis and alert school officials.

01/24/2020
eSchool News

Media Coverage
5 ways our district tech enhances student safety

Gaggle is how Cincinnati Public Schools uses a student safety platform to monitor students’ online activity and ensure high levels of student safety both on and off campus

01/21/2020
kxan

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Round Rock ISD credits threat screening technology with saving student lives

The artificial intelligence on computers housed inside a red brick building on the outskirts of Bloomington, Illinois, reviewed nearly four billion documents last school year.

11/26/2019
Hawkins County Board of Education

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Hawkins BOE buys software to catch porn, suicide searches among students

A new computer software program approved for purchase last week by the Hawkins County Board of Education will eliminate the possibility of online search mishaps.

11/21/2019
Index Journal

Media Coverage
District 50 buckles down on student safety with Gaggle partnership

District 50 schools in Washington, IL intends to monitor K-12 students’ email accounts, Google Drive, Google Calendar and Google Hangouts – applications included in G-Suite for education – by using Gaggle.

11/21/2019