It's a case of parental rights pitted against what educators say is a skill that students need to know, reports the News & Observer of North Carolina: Although some parents have requested that their children be kept away from the internet at school, Wake County school officials say the web is too valuable an educational tool for them to completely bar students from using it. "They will not get unfettered access to school computers if parents object," said Bev White, the Wake school system's chief technology officer. "But there are educational situations where a child needs to go on the...

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