The Hawkeye

Filtering parameters revised on staff computer profiles

Jessica Walton tends to her Farmville farm on Facebook during down time.

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010

The Edmonds School District has recently reevaluated their Internet filtering levels for teachers in the district. Beginning Oct. 12, 2009 online communities, chat, instant messaging, games and newsgroup sites were unblocked on staff profiles. Before new sites were unblocked however, teachers were r...

Good, bad news online

By admin

June 10, 2009

The system that our district has created to enforce and manage Internet filtering is deeply flawed. When, four years ago, I noted the serious flaws in the decision to block blogs at high schools, the process required to fix the problem was unnecessarily complex. The heavy-handedness of the filtering,...

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