Recently in Online Safety Category

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   >   >>  

August 31, 2020

Complaints Over Offensive Content Lead Schools to Drop Online Learning Provider

Acellus Learning Accelerator, used by 6,000 schools nationwide, is under fire for lessons that parents and educators have decried as racist, sexist, and age-inappropriate.

February 12, 2020

With Students' Media Illiteracy In Mind, State Legislatures Taking Action

Legislative proposals seek to promote students' online savvy through the creation of new curricular materials, increasing access to media specialists, and other means.

January 29, 2020

Fake News Is Everywhere. But Students Can Be Taught to Spot It, New Study Finds

Researchers at the Reboot Foundation found that interventions as simple as reading a short article or watching a three-and-a-half-minute long educational video can make an immediate difference in students' abilities to pick out fake news.

November 15, 2019

Apple Dumps Vaping-Related Apps Amid Public Health Crisis

Apple removed 181 vaping-related apps from its App Store in an effort to limit teens' exposure to content that could lead to harm or illness.

November 11, 2019

Instagram's Removal of 'Like' Counts Meant to Combat Anxiety, Depression

Instagram will begin hiding "like" counts on photos for some U.S. users, pleasing some child advocates while raising red flags for Instagram-friendly teachers.

September 10, 2019

States Have Tried to Ban Cellphones in Schools. It Hasn't Gone Well.

Four U.S. states tried to restrict cellphone use in schools last year, but met with little success.

August 22, 2019

Texas Law Requires Districts to Plan for Cyberattacks. Will Other States Follow?

The law is one of the few state state-level policies taking responsibility for the growing online threat.

April 26, 2019

Districts Often Out of Touch with Teachers' Biggest Tech Needs, Survey Finds

A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.

December 05, 2018

Staff Email Addresses Removed From District Websites to Improve Cybersecurity

Some district technology leaders say having staff email addresses publicly available opens the door for phishing scams and potential hacks.

November 28, 2018

Majority of District Leaders Concerned About Cyber Threats, Project Tomorrow Report Finds

According to a new Project Tomorrow/iboss report, 71 percent of district administrators are concerned about the security of their networks.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   >   >>  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments