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Choose Privacy Week 2016 – Online Youth Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Building Your Awareness

by Rigele Abilock and Debbie Abilock (crossposted from chooseprivacyweek.org) The girl swallows the pill.   Millions of tiny magnetic nanoparticles disperse into her bloodstream.  They are her trusty scouts, tracking her body […]

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Choose Privacy Week 2016 – Educational records: More than just grades and detentions in an era of data-driven education

by Kyle Jones (Crossposted from chooseprivacyweek.org) Records define us–partially.  They enclose data and information that reveal our past, present, and increasingly our future.  But they are never perfect representations of […]

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Freedom to Read at Marion High School

In Kentucky, readers rejoice. At tonight’s open reconsideration committee meeting, Emily Veatch defended the right for her students to read Looking for Alaska by John Green. She was supported by librarians all over the country and right there in Lebanon. Marion County Public Librarians attended the meeting with buttons, t-shirts, and signs opposing the censorship of this book in the entire high school. And they succeeded!