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CPS confirms data breach impacting 4,000 students


WMAQ 5 Chicago - (Illinois) Chicago Public Schools officials announced May 19 that the personally identifiable information of 4,000 students was mistakenly provided to 5 companies submitting proposals to the district. Authorities discovered the error March 24 and the five software companies confirmed that the information was destroyed.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:21