Plano, Texas, public school employees sending eMail messages next school year might find someone else also receiving the messages, reports the Dallas Morning News: their boss. Under a policy the district's school board approved this week, supervisors in Plano ISD now have authority to monitor eMails from staff members and students on district computers. Previously, such monitoring required prior approval from an administrator, possibly even from Superintendent Doug Otto. Monitoring is needed to ensure employees and students follow Plano school policies, district officials said. But some online privacy experts called the policy "drastic" and wondered if bosses would use their...

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