Jun 192010
 
 June 19, 2010  Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Parents and schools struggle with the role technology plays in kids’ lives. But a new push to keep them safe has some saying it goes too far.

Schools now want to punish students caught “sexting” — no matter where they do it.

The Department of Education wants to ban both cyber bullying and sexting in New York City’s public schools at all times, even outside of school hours.

“We’ve always been respectful of first amendment rights. I think we’ll get the right balance here,” said Schools Chancellor Joel Klein.

Read more on CBS.

The NYC chapter of the ACLU will be all over this one, and rightfully so.

Thanks to Colonel_Flagg for sending this link.

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