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Hoover City Schools Recognized for Digital Citizenship

July 1, 2020

HOOVER - Hoover City Schools has been recognized as a Common Sense District because of it's commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to think critically and use technology responsibly.

Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. 

The recognition acknowledges our district commitment to creating a culture of digital citizenship.

"We applaud the faculty and staff of Hoover City Schools for embracing digital citizenship as an important part of their students' education," said Liz Kline, vice president of education programs at Common Sense Education. Hoover City Schools deserve high praise for giving its students the foundational skills they need to compete and succeed in the 21st-century workplace and participate ethically in society at large."

This free K-12 curriculum is used in the classrooms across all 50 states, in more than 65,000 schools by more than 750,000 educators.

HCS stands as one of fewer than 150 districts in the country to earn this honor, teaching digital citizenship in 100% of schools.

To learn more about the criteria Hoover City Schools met to become recognized as a Common Sense District, visit https://www.commonsense.org/education/recognition