Missouri teachers' Social Security numbers at risk on state agency's website

  • By Josh Renaud St. Louis
  • published date: 2021-10-14 02:10:00 UTC

The Post-Dispatch discovered the vulnerability in a web application that allowed the public to search teacher certifications and credentials.

"We're pretty shocked to hear about this," said Byron Clemens, spokesman for the local chapter of the American Federation of Teachers, AFT St. Louis Local 420. He praised DESE for taking quick action… [+1260 chars]