- A detailed description of the breach or the use of sensitive information acquired during the breach
- The number of Texas residents affected
- Measures taken to date regarding the breach
- Any measures that will be taken in the future regarding the breach
- An indication of whether law enforcement has been notified.
Some Wake County parents are refusing to give permission for teachers to conduct surveys that rate and track the behavioral health of their students.
The Wake County school system will have teachers at around 40 schools rate their students on 34 questions, such as how often they’ve appeared angry, expressed thoughts of hurting themselves, expressed strange or bizarre thoughts, appeared depressed or engaged in risk-taking behavior.
School officials say the or BIMAS-2, will help them identify students who are at risk of future academic, behavior or emotional difficulties.
For the 1,300 students of Santa Fe High School, participating in school life means producing a digital trail — homework assignments, essays, emails, pictures, creative writing, songs they’ve written, and chats with friends and classmates.
All of it is monitored by student surveillance service Gaggle, which promises to keep Santa Fe High School kids free from harm.
Santa Fe High, located in Santa Fe, Texas, is one of more than 1,400 schools that have taken Gaggle up on its promise to “stop tragedies with real-time content analysis.” It’s understandable why Santa Fe’s leaders might want such a service. In 2018, a shooter killed eight students and two teachers at the school. Its student body is now part of the 4.8 million US students that the for-profit “safety management” service monitors.
Twitter says the number of government demands for user data are at a record high.
In its covering the six months between January and June, the social media giant said it received 7,300 demands for user data, up by 6% a year earlier, but that the number of accounts affected are down by 25%.