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100,000 NYC School Children Face Airport-Style Security Screening Every Day

100,000 NYC School Children Face Airport-Style Security Screening Every Day
On the coldest morning New York City has seen this winter, a stream of teenage students hit a bottleneck at the front of a Brooklyn school building. They shed their jackets, gloves and belts, shivering as they wait to pass through a metal detector and send their backpacks through an x-ray machine. School safety agents stand nearby, poised to step in if the alarm bleats.
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Spy Kids: Tracking Our Children at the Cost of Privacy

Spy Kids: Tracking Our Children at the Cost of Privacy
As Americans, we have a right to privacy without search or seizure . . . or do we? In recent months, school districts nationwide have loosened the restrictions on student privacy bolstered by a comprehensive student database built to chart the academic paths of public school students.
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