[caption id="attachment_35495" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Students claim webcams on school-issued laptops may have snapped unauthorized pictures."]Students claim webcams on school-issued laptops may have snapped unauthorized pictures.[/caption]

New allegations have surfaced in the case of a suburban Philadelphia school district accused of activating laptop web cameras to spy on students in their homes.

The Lower Merion School District snapped secret webcam pictures of a high school student when he was partially undressed or sleeping in his bed, and it also captured instant messages he exchanged with friends, the student charged in court papers last week.

The district...

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