Regulating Social Media in the Classroom a Challenge for Schools, Administrators

Every day at Wichita-area schools, students head to class with smartphones, Twitter accounts and countless opinions to share with the world. That communication avalanche – the constant tweets, texts, Snapchats and digital caterwauls – is something school officials are just beginning to navigate. And they’re doing it amid heightened fears about school violence.The key question: How far can schools go to regulate, restrict or punish student speech or related behavior in the interest of school safety? Source: The Wichita Eagle

 

 

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