Janet Currier, mother of a student expelled for hacking his school district’s IT system, shares her story about the impact of IT-related school discipline policies.
It started with a yellow sticky note stuck to a student computer. It ended with a hacked IT system and the expulsion of two students.
The latest edition of the OnEducation podcast discusses a recent case of student hacking: what went wrong and how it could have been avoided.
Like moths to a flame, curious and tech-savvy students push the limits of ‘acceptable use’ of school technology. This is the heretofore untold story of a 12 year-old who crossed the line and the district that expelled him. His story is far from unique.