A recently passed Missouri law that restricts social networking relationships between teachers and students making local and national headlines.
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August 05, 2011
August 01, 2011
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recently signed a bill that prohibits teachers and students from "friending" each other on Facebook. KSPR, an ABC affiliate in Springfield, Mo., reports that Senate Bill 54 forbids any kind of social networking activity between teachers and students in which they might ex...
June 27, 2011
Principals here at the ISTE conference agreed that effective digital leaders need not be technology geeks, only willing learners.
June 20, 2011
Time.com legal columnist Adam Cohen, pointing to a couple recent court decisions, advises educators to take the high road when it comes to derisive or mocking postings by students on social-networking sites. Students, he says, have a constitutional right to make fun of their teachersone they h...
June 15, 2011
U.S. News and World Report has a story on students using text-message and social-media shorthand in their academic writing--including in essays for college applications.
May 26, 2011
State and local education leaders continue to navigate the murky waters of social media, such as Facebook and Twitter.
April 06, 2011
Another teacher has garnered national attention as well as a suspension for posting a comment about her students on her Facebook page.
April 03, 2011
The number of 6th graders involved in social networking has more than doubled and the number taking an online class has tripled, a study finds.
March 24, 2011
Steve Midgley of the U.S. Office of Education Technology stopped by the SIIA to explain the project and give a timeline.
March 21, 2011
Join us here at edweek.org to talk about balancing innovation with accountability on Thursday at 3 p.m. Eastern.