WSOC-TV reports that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ officials were notified after residents found documents with Mallard Creek High School students’ names, addresses and other personal information blowing in the wind.
The district acknowledges the information should have been shredded. Officials said a contractor hauling away the trash didn’t properly secure it, which caused some documents to spill onto the road.
Was it supposed to have been shredded before the contractor picked up the trash or was the contractor taking it to a shredding facility? Either way, there was a definite failure here that exposed some information like students’ disciplinary records.
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