Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19
- Those vulnerabilities have been fixed, but Henry, who now works full time on education technology, says that his experience illustrates the challenges facing school districts across the United States—and a problem that's grown more acute in the wake of Covid-19.
- Polk County is the seventh-largest school district in Florida, with more than 100,000 students, and in recent years it had been spending millions of dollars to develop an enrollment system called Delta and to contract for a new "Student Information System" from an outside vendor.
- Levin also points out that there may be a new digital infection spike in the fall when students, teachers, and administrators physically go back to school and plug their devices into hardwired networks for the first time in months.
2 Kansas City police officers shot in separate incidents
- The officers had been responding to calls for help, according to Kansas City Police Chief Richard Smith.
- One officer was shot before another officer returned fire and struck the suspect, Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe said during a news briefing.
- She notified the police and began driving slowly until an officer arrived and got on the bus, according to CNN affiliate KSHB.
- The suspect then shot the officer and bus driver before getting off the bus, according to Lowe.
- The injured officer, an 18-year veteran of the force, and the bus driver sustained non-life threatening injuries.
- After getting off the bus, the suspect engaged in a shootout with other KCPD officers and sustained critical injuries, Lowe told KSHB.
- The shootings have taken an emotional toll on the Kansas City police force, Smith said.
No, you’re not a failure — here’s how to deal with setbacks at work
- Setbacks are a normal part of life and work — and let’s face it, you’re likely to encounter many throughout your working career.
- The truth is that there will be times when you have to rectify mistakes and solve problems on the fly.
- If there’s a problem, you first need to identify the issue and acknowledge it.
- Setbacks can be stressful and although it may seem like the world is crashing down on your shoulders at one particular point in time, don’t forget that it’s not the end of the world.
- It may feel like the be all and end all but as time passes you’ll realize it wasn’t probably as big a deal as you thought.
- So, next time you come across a setback at work, remember to keep calm and take yourself through these easy, yet useful, steps.
The officer who shoved a kneeling protester has been charged with misdemeanor battery
- Officer Steven Pohorence, who has been suspended from the police force since the May 31 incident, faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.
- Video of the incident gained significant attention on social media because Pohorence, who is White, was confronted by his Black colleague, Officer Krystal Smith, after the protester was shoved.
- Dutko says his client was not part of the police unit working near the protesters that day.
- Dutko says that as a result of the misdemeanor battery charge his client is now suspended without pay.
- According to Dutko, Pohorence has worked at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department for roughly four or five years, after working at the Florida Highway Patrol.
- CNN has reached out to Officer Smith for comment through the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, but has not yet received a response.
St. Louis homeowner who pointed weapon at protesters says he 'was a victim of a mob' and doesn't oppose Black Lives Matter
- Videos obtained by CNN show McCloskey, with a long rifle, and his wife, with a handgun, outside their St. Louis home around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
- They are seen brandishing the weapons as demonstrators walked outside the home, protesting Mayor Lyda Krewson's decision to publish the names and addresses of people in favor of police reform.
- Portland Place, the private street where McCloskey lives, is near Krewson's home.
- McCloskey told CNN the mayor's house cannot be reached through his neighborhood and that hundreds of protesters broke through a private gate.
- Daniel Shular, a local reporter who took one of the videos obtained by CNN and said he watched the entire roughly 10-minute long incident unfold, said he a door next to the gate at Portland Place was unlocked and protesters used that to cut through the neighborhood.