Lewis Diuguid

May 9, 2014 10:41 AM

Kansas City schools to use cellphones to boost safety

Kansas City Public Schools officials finally have gotten smart by enlisting cellphone use instead of fighting it. The district has developed a mobile app to try to improve safety. School officials are asking students, families and staff to use the “MessageQube” to send text messages to alert the district’s safety and security dispatcher about problems.

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