Franklin to limit laptop usages

The laptops Franklin Community High School students will get this school year won’t be able to pull up Facebook or illegally download movies and television shows.

Each of the 1,650 Chromebooks students are receiving has been loaded with a filter or a program that blocks websites the school district considers inappropriate.

Franklin is the third local public high school to give all students computers to use for schoolwork. And the school learned from the missteps of other local schools, that last year gave iPads to students who started downloading apps and games and playing in class when they were supposed to be working.


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