Wisconsin School District accepts at least one student ‘accessed inappropriate content’ on school-issued iPads

Kendall Tietz

A Wisconsin school district returned to the original complaint, acknowledging that a student accessed “inappropriate content,” according to a statement from the school district provided to The Daily Caller News Foundation.

“Following a report in November of Securly misconfiguration on our iPad KG-1 for home use, the District concluded its investigation that revealed only one device out of 1,200 iPads accessing inappropriate content,” according to an email from Elmbrook Public Relations that was sent to family and staff on Wednesday. “We appreciate parents being aware of this issue and the quick response of our technology team to address the issue before it becomes a larger concern.”

Kindergarten students at Burleigh Elementary School at Elmbrook School in Brookfield, Wisconsin, viewed pornography and “other inappropriate content” on a school-issued iPad because it “did not have an active filter” activities” outside the school environment from September 2021 to November 22, 2021, mother Elizabeth Theis speak in the public comment section of the December 14 school board meeting, former Daily Caller News Foundation report.

“On one occasion this fall while at home, my five-year-old on a school-issued iPad typed searches like E, F, F, G, G, [on Google] and visited multiple pages on a porn site, YouTube videos of people smoking, a Russian password hacking site, and a YouTube-like site with ridiculous, inappropriate videos from all over the world. world,” Theis added, DCNF reported.

Elmbrook School’s Director of Strategy Chris Thompson initially told DCNF that the district had inspected iPads issued to K-1 students and “did not find any access to inappropriate content.”

“A review of all iPad devices and their browser histories indicates that no Kindergarten or 1st grade students accessed inappropriate content during this time period,” Thompson later asserted in the statement. one statement for Elmbrook elementary families.

Emily Donohue, a resident of the district and chapter leader of the Southeast Wisconsin Association Against Intolerance & Racism (FAIR), told DCNF the district has had mixed messages. about his problems in the past.

“On many issues over the past year, Chris Thompson’s response to controversial issues was inconsistent with the facts the parents presented to him,” and they failed to provide evidence when the parent fell in love. demand, she said. “I’ve talked to other people who said they had kids in that class and never received any word about it.”

Elmbrook Schools did not immediately respond to The Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.

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DUSTIN JONES is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. DUSTIN JONES joined USTimeToday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with DUSTIN JONES by emailing dustinjones@ustimetoday.com.

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