Proctorio has cashed in on remote learning since the start of the pandemic. Now, some schools are abandoning the company's controversial software.
“We demand that McGraw Hill Publishing cease its performative allyship and end its peddling of racially-biased, invasive surveillance technology immediately”
Documents reveal Lockport Schools' facial recognition tech has mistaken broom handles for guns and has misidentified Black students at much higher rates.
Companies have made millions selling exam monitoring software during the pandemic, but many universities have adopted less-invasive alternatives.
Using hand mirrors and making 3D room scans are among the bizarre instructions students must follow while using software like ProctorU and Respondus.
One man says he lost his savings after being sued by Proctorio, whose software tracks physical movements to detect “abnormal” behavior during exams.
Invasive test-taking software has become mandatory in many places, and some companies are retaliating against those who speak out.
Fearing school shootings, two districts have become the first in the country to replace metal detectors with body scanners from a company called Evolv Technology.
Spyware like GoGuardian, Bark, and Gaggle are monitoring students’ internet habits, both on and off school grounds.