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Inappropriate pics passed around school: Victim attempts suicide

February 20, 2014 by Claire Knight

As you know, sexting has caused serious problems at schools in recent years. Here’s the latest example:

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Was tenured teacher ‘forced’ to resign for texting?

February 18, 2014 by Claire Knight

In recent years, many teachers have gotten in trouble for sending inappropriate text messages to students. But what about perfectly innocent texting — is that OK?

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Teacher files wrongful termination suit, receives threatening texts

December 23, 2013 by Claire Knight

Rochelle Daniels — a former private school teacher in Illinois — has filed a lawsuit that claims she was fired for doing the right thing.

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Parents find inappropriate texts: Lawsuit follows

December 9, 2013 by Claire Knight

After a boy’s parents found inappropriate text messages from a classmate, they called police — and filed a lawsuit against the school.

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The latest cyberbullying headache is …

November 26, 2013 by Claire Knight

Word to the wise: There’s a brand new tool that’s going to make it easier than ever for bullies to target victims in cyberspace.

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Oops! 4 more school staffers caught with technology

November 18, 2013 by Claire Knight

Most educators are fully aware that cameras are everywhere nowadays. Yet far too many school staffers find themselves on the hot seat when their mistakes are captured with tech tools.

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Educational apps for Common Core, arts and more

October 30, 2013 by Claire Knight

Can you ever have too many educational apps?

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More educational apps for the classroom

October 2, 2013 by Claire Knight

In this day and age, your students can’t have too many apps.

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Students — and school staffers — get in trouble with technology

September 26, 2013 by Claire Knight

The school year’s just getting started. But some students — and school officials — have already found themselves in hot water.

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8 more educational apps for virtual field trips

September 19, 2013 by Claire Knight

With more and more schools providing iPads to students, you might want to check out these educational apps that allow students to take virtual field trips.

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