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Top Stories: Personal Information Of Texas Teachers May Have Been Exposed

Aug 24, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

The Texas Association of School Boards say personal information of thousands of teachers across the state may have been exposed online.

KXAS-TV reports more than 800 school districts were affected, including Fort Worth, Plano, Arlington and Carrollton-Farmers Branch.

The exposed information, including employee names, wages and Social Security numbers, was part of wage-reporting applications used by the TASB that were published online and visible for varying periods of time, depending on the district.

The Association said corrective action was immediately taken, and affected employees were given a hotline to call with questions and a one-year membership in a credit and identity theft protection service.

Other stories this morning:

  • Following President Trump's comments at an Arizona rally this week, Texas Senator John Cornyn told reporters the North American Free Trade Agreement is crucial for the state.
  • The new ESPN documentary "What Carter Lost" focuses on the 1988 Carter High School football team, which was nationally known for its prowess on the field and its problems off the field.

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