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Not unlike protecting children in a playground:’ Iowa schools look for evidence of self harm in emails

Day and night, Urbandale schools track what students write in online documents or send from email addresses associated with the school district.

10/30/2019
12 News ABC

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Beaumont ISD to add Google software for students, 24/7 security monitoring

Beaumont ISD in Beaumont, Texas is looking to install Google software in thousands of devices throughout the district.

10/30/2019
Beaumont Enterprise

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BISD approves AI program to curb violence, suicide

Beaumont ISD has approved a contract with an artificial intelligence-based safety management system to monitor student emails and Google Drive accounts in an effort to prevent bullying, violence and suicide.

10/29/2019
The Guardian

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The Guardian on Student Safety

Fueled by fears of school shootings, the market has grown rapidly for technologies that monitor students through official school emails and chats.

10/29/2019
Tennessean

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Safety versus privacy: Williamson County School introduces new ‘Gaggle’ student surveillance program

Parents from the Williamson County School District in Tennessee shared concerns about students’ privacy after the district implemented Gaggle.

09/27/2019
7 abc WKBW Buffalo

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Frontier High School student charged with seven felonies & misdemeanors

A student from the Frontier High School in Hamburg, NY, was recently charged with seven counts of aggravated harassment in the second degree, six counts of computer trespassing with intent to commit a felony and one count of making a terrorist threat after sending threatening emails to the school’s superintendent.

09/27/2019
Statesville Record & Landmark Logo

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School board approves purchase of social media, email monitoring software

At a recent school board meeting, Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of social media monitoring using Gaggle Safety Management for Google.

09/14/2019
Campus Security & Life Safety

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New Tech Program Identifies ‘High Risk Words,’ Potential Threats In Student Communications

One school in Tennessee has already helped the prevention of acts of suicide or violence by using the Gaggle.

08/26/2019