SkoolLive gets attention in Arizona.

February 23, 2018
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Digital billboards put ads in front of students. Are they harvesting personal info, too?

, The Republic | azcentral.com. Feb. 20, 2018

When Perry High School in Gilbert installed 7-foot-tall kiosks with digital screens on campus last year, it joined more than 160 schools that use the technology across the country.

The electronic screens could display information about school events, a kind of digital billboard. And they were free. A California company called SkoolLive provides the boards, because in addition to school information, the screens run ads. SkoolLive gets the ad revenue and even gives the school a cut of the profits.

But just weeks into the school year, words appeared on the digital screens that have no place in schools.

For full story: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2018/02/20/digital-billboards-run-ads-schools-spark-controversy-arizona/329060002/

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