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SkoolLive is a Los Angeles startup that seeks to place digital billboards (kiosks) into public schools. The main purpose of the kiosks is to generate advertising revenue from the captive audience of students who must walk by the ever-changing advertisements flashing on the digital panels. SkoolLive says they will share some of the ad revenue with schools. The company also seeks to use the kiosks not just to advertise to schoolchildren, but to facilitate student purchases.

From the archives: 07/5/2003 Keynote Speech To Council Of Urban Boards Of Education

July 27, 2015
From the archives:  07/5/2003  Keynote Speech To Council Of Urban Boards Of Education

From Jim Metrock:  This speech from 12 years ago is unfortunately still timely.  Students are still being commercially exploited by old tired kiddie marketers like Channel One and new upstarts like SkoolLive.  Parents and educators need to stay vigilant for those who only see schools as a source of easy ad revenue.   Keynote Speech...
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Coachella Valley’s school board will sell their students to just about anybody.

April 13, 2015
Coachella Valley’s school board will sell their students to just about anybody.

    From Jim Metrock:  I recently posted an article about the Coachella Valley United School District agreeing to place Skoollive electronic billboards in their school hallways.  These billboards (Skoollive calls them “kiosks”) will bring static, video, and video-with-sound ads into school hallways.  I knew the name “Coachella Valley” sounded familiar and sure enough...
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Email to Marietta school board members: Say “No” to Skoollive kiosks

March 18, 2015
Email to Marietta school board members: Say “No” to Skoollive kiosks

  From Jim Metrock:  Late in the afternoon of March 17, I received an email from Josh Golin of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood in Boston.  He referred me to a Marietta Daily Journal article by Brittini Ray that said the Marietta City school board was going to vote that night (March 17) on...
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