Ninety-six schools nationwide have stopped blocking educational websites that favorably depict LGBT since the beginning of an ACLU initiative, a report says.
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September 29, 2011
August 18, 2011
New orders from the FCC wiil require schools to teach students about cyberbullying and appropriate Internet behavior to comply with the E-Rate program.
August 15, 2011
The group claims a Missouri school district has been unresponsive to claims that it is engaged in illegal censorship of online content.
August 06, 2011
A recently passed Missouri law that restricts social networking relationships between teachers and students making local and national headlines.
July 06, 2011
In just over a year, the San Francisco non-profit has broadened its curriculum to reach K-12 students at all grade levels.
June 06, 2011
A new report finds that most parents see the dangers of digital media to childrens' health and privacy, but don't believe their own children are seriously threatened.
March 28, 2011
The civil rights advocate says schools that block gay- and lesbian-related online content are acting unconstitutionally and unlawfully.
February 15, 2011
This week's ed-tech news includes the debut of a new kid-safe social network and an ed-tech-centric reaction to the Capitol Hill budget clash.
December 13, 2010
The nonprofit online safety group will team with the telecommunications company to offer its digital literacy curriculum and other online resources.
November 23, 2010
This time, Common Sense Media is targeting 4th and 5th graders with lessons about Internet security, privacy, and responsible digital behavior.