Posts Tagged: schools

New York lawmakers agree to pause use of facial recognition in schools

New York lawmakers have passed a moratorium that would ban the use of facial recognition in schools until 2022. Their decision comes a month after the New York Civil Liberties Union sued the State Education Department for approving Lockport City Scho…
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Official ‘Fortnite’ circuits are coming to colleges and high schools

The battle royale game millions of young players spend hours grinding is now going to be available to play with the approval their teachers. PlayVS, a company hosting esports tournaments in high schools and colleges, has partnered with Fortnite publi…
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Dell made a 70-inch touchscreen for schools

Forget chalkboards and whiteboards in the classroom — Dell thinks tech is the answer. It's launching a 70-inch touchscreen, the C7017T, that's designed to replace interactive whiteboards in schools and boardrooms. You probably wouldn't want this a…
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Project Empathy shares knowledge with unconnected schools

A lot of schools across the globe, especially in developing nations, don't have computers with access to the internet. Project Empathy aims to address that issue by having classrooms with internet access participate in sharing knowledge with classroo…
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