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Quick Look: An Educational Technology Bill of Rights Targets Censorship in Schools

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On the eve of Digital Learning Day, a look at Students' Education Technology Bill of Rights, beginning with "I have the right to use my own technology at school."

Widespread public outrage over SOPA rallied Americans against the threat of internet censorship. But though the bill may be dead, there's plenty of censorship happening every day in our nation's public schools. Schools ban students from accessing websites from National Geographic to YouTube and Wikipedia, and all too often choose to confiscate smartphones and tablets instead of turning them into learning devices.

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