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The Florida Department of Education has launched its school safety database in an attempt to track students who may become threats to themselves or to schools. The announcement comes after nearly three dozen organizations, including the ACLU of Florida expressed concerns over the type of information that will be collected.

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A data breach of Florida Virtual School put tens of thousands of Leon County school teachers and students’ personal information at risk.

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While Florida lawmakers work to integrate more technology-based learning into school curriculums, they’re not as enthused by other ways districts want to use technology: especially when it comes to identifying students.