Investigators discovered the incident spread to as many as 13 counties involving 30 separate social media accounts featuring photos of students as young as 14.
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December 05, 2013
Eric Sheninger, the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, is known for his innovative use of social networking in education. His new book for education leaders on the topic, "Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times," comes out Jan. 14.
November 01, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education wrapped up its second annual "Connected Educator Month," devoted to fostering digital collaboration among teachers.
June 11, 2013
Cloud computing, mobile learning, and learning analytics are among the school technologies likely to carve out a larger place in schools, a report says.
June 10, 2013
Students report that schools' filters, firewalls, and blockage of social media sites are obstacles to their use of educational technology.
May 07, 2013
A survey released by Gallup finds that only a fraction of college presidents believe "massively open online courses" will improve student learning or solve financial problems.
April 03, 2013
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are staging a pair of "hackathons" this months aimed at producing new ideas in college access, social learning and other areas.
April 02, 2013
School districts' chief financial officers and their chief technology officers often don't share the same language or way of thinking, the leader of a national school tech group says.
February 27, 2013
Education Week is hosting a live webinar Thursday at noon, Eastern time, on strategies schools can use to engage parents through social media.
February 20, 2013
A survey from the Urban Institute suggests that digital harassment often correlates with psychological or physical abuse among teens in relationships.