A number of digital threats made in a small Ohio community following a high-profile rape investigation illustrate the complicated nature of school cyber security in the 21st century.
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December 19, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission finalized rules that specify the types of personal information that cannot be collected from children without parental notice and consent.
November 01, 2012
Educators say the Internet and digital tools are helping improve students' research habits, but hurting their attention spans, according to two surveys.
August 31, 2012
The case for digital literacy education may best be explained by teachers.
August 09, 2012
Computer scientists at the University of Wisconsin say their program can automatically spot 15,000 tweets a day that show signs of bullying.
June 20, 2012
The survey may show how districts are responding to the increased push for online safety education.
June 19, 2012
New York is moving closer to enacting a stricter law against cyberbullying, which would take effect by July 2013.
June 08, 2012
According to the lawsuit, the app authors collected kids' names and other private information and sent it to a third party, violating federal online privacy law concerning children under 13.
June 01, 2012
As our discussion becomes more sophisticated, expect to see more stories asking questions about the emotional and psychological impact of learning via digital media.
April 20, 2012
A new study suggests none of the three elements usually found in playground bullying are necessarily present in cyberbullying.