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April 10, 2012
March 28, 2012
The ACLU and a Missouri school district have reached a settlement following a judge's ruling about the district's anti-LGBT website filtering.
March 19, 2012
Will fallout from the resolution of a cyberbullying case involving the suicide of an 18-year-old college freshman spark an increase in digital literacy education?
March 13, 2012
Yet another in a string of legal cases that will shape how we think about student speech rights in the online age has surfaced in Minnesota.
February 29, 2012
A review of studies on digital media, youth, and information quality finds some interesting, if not generalizable, conclusions.
January 20, 2012
The curriculum created by online critical thinking educators EverFi will be available free to schools in both states wishing to participate
December 06, 2011
Illegal actions involving sexting befall a relatively small number of youth Internet users nationally, according to analysis from the University of New Hampshire.
November 23, 2011
Some ed-tech morsels to hold you over during the Thanksgiving break.
October 27, 2011
If granted, the injunction would temporarily halt current filtering practices by the school district, which the civil rights watchdog group says violate the First Amendment and federal Equal Access Act.
October 19, 2011
While the faceless nature of the Internet can bring out the worst in cyberbullies, it also means concerned bystanders can more easily report wrongdoing.