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Back-to-School Safety Tech That Helps Keep Kids Safe

PocketFinder, Life 360, Canary and August are some school safety solutions to consider

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    Millions of parents in the U.S. will allow their children to walk to and from school this fall.

    No matter how mature and responsible a child is, those few blocks without adult supervision are enough to make most parents worry, NBC News reports.

    Technology can help assuage concern and keep track of a child's whereabouts, with options ranging from a free app to wearables and connected home devices.

    PocketFinder, Life 360, Canary and August are some technological solutions to help children get to school safely.

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