Jenks School parents will soon be able to keep track of their educational progress online

Wednesday, November 5th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Jenks parents don't have to trust their kids are doing their homework anymore. Now, they can check for themselves on the Internet.

News on 6 anchor Terry Hood says some students aren't so happy with this new program, as one Jenks freshman put it, "now my mom knows everything."

Ed-line is an all access pass for Jenks parents to check their students' grades, homework, and daily progress. Jenks Freshman Principal Stephen Mattews demonstrated the system Wednesday for school board members. A parent can login from home, work, or the library and find out how their middle or high school student is doing.

Parents can point and click their way through their students' class schedule, weekly assignments, and grades. The program even sends you an e-mail when the page is updated. "Parents can now see exactly what's going on at all times and students are having to be totally responsible now for what's going on."

Jenks parents and teachers think the program can only improve education, some Jenks students have a different idea.