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LM School District issues statement on laptop lawsuit.

An update in the unfolding story about the lawsuit against Lower Merion School District over allegations of remote activation of a webcam on school-issued laptops - District Superintendent Christopher McGinley has posted a letter to students and parents.   That letter was posted at about 9:26 pm.  There was an earlier letter which answered a number of questions.  The district acknowledges that the web cam can be remotely activated as part of a system intended to track and recover the computer if it is reported stolen and states that this capability has only been used for that purpose.  However, the district has now deactivated the tracking system and a review of the policies and past use will be undertaken.

Aside from all of this, the program of providing every student a laptop has many valuable benefits including leveling the playing field by enabling every student to have a laptop regardless of whether parents could afford to purchase one themselves or not.

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