Amid a recent rise in sexual misconduct cases involving teachers, the Clark County school district in Nevada is looking to implement a policy that restricts digital communication between students and teachers.
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April 23, 2015
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February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
March 20, 2014
In 2010 associate professor Christopher Emdin started a weekly Twitter chat called #HipHopEd to discuss the intersection of hip-hop and education. It has become an international education movement.
January 28, 2014
A blogging educator says that keeping a blog can help teachers reflect, discuss methods that work best and ones that need improvement, and vent their stress and anxiety.
September 25, 2013
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed legislature designed to give teenagers a little more control over their online personas.
August 19, 2013
Two popular user-driven websites have launched campaigns aimed at getting teachers needed resources.
July 02, 2013
Districts have recently employed crowdsourcing to solve major problems. Could it help teachers authentically add their voices to policy discussions, too?
September 20, 2012
Students in North Carolina will now have to think twice before posting disparaging comments about their teachers on social media sites.