Shelton, Conn. authorizes a BYOD policy

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The Shelton Board of Education is working to enact a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy for the schools.

With more young people owning portable communications devices, BYOD would enable students to use their own devices under specific guidelines. For instance, they could be used for educational purposes only and not for personal reasons on school grounds.

“Use of technology in school is a privilege which comes with great responsibility,” states a draft version of BYOD guidelines.

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