Watchdog Podcast: In Our Backyards — Washington state becomes the first to put limits on cell phone surveillance
Police using stingrays, also known as simulated cell towers, now have to get approval from a judge, and they will have to use the devices to seek specific individuals rather than sweeping all calls in a certain area.Read More →
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
From Washington D.C., where charter schools are squeezed for space, to Wisconsin, where more freedom is leading to better results for charter school students, it’s been a busy week in education.
Watchdog.org has covered it all.
Empty school buildings but no room for charter schools
For Carmen Rioux-Bailey, chief education officer at the […]
The Dallas Morning News story, in April 2011, announced investment fund managers with the state were hauling in six-figure bonuses, big enough to make Wall Street proud.Read More →
The Nebraska Legislature has made national headlines for taking what appears, at first glance, to be a left turn, to the point where some conservatives are talking about proposing changes to Nebraska’s unique Unicameral.Read More →
In this city, it’s not uncommon for charter school teachers to gather students in warehouses, or basements, or to combine small spaces for an art room, gymnasium and cafeteria.Read More →
As Congress continues to debate the future of the National Security Agency’s telephone metadata collection program, Washington State has banned the warrant-less use of similar technology that allows law enforcement to track cell phones.Read More →