Pennsylvania Schools Tackle Latest Tech Trend: Drones

(TNS) — Carlisle Area School District is in a holding pattern over whether any further policy revisions will be made on the use of drones on district property.

“There is nothing on the radar to make any changes,” Superintendent Christina Spielbauer said recently. “We’re going to stick with what we have right now and see where that goes.”

School board members April 18 amended the policy on trespassing to prohibit drones on district property without prior approval of the superintendent or a designee.

Assistant Superintendent Colleen Friend called the board action a step in a process, adding that the West Shore School District has a much more detailed policy on drones.

Carlisle is further along in the flight path than the adjoining Big Spring and Cumberland Valley school districts, which do not have policies specific to drone use.

“It’s not something that has caused us any discomfort at this

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