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Recent Allegations Highlight Electronic Communication Concerns between School Staff, Students

Joe Augustine, KSTP.com, October 10, 2014 Video available Teachers are supposed to be trusted. Recently, two teachers and a coach in Minnesota are accused of breaking that trust. A Catholic school teacher in Plymouth is under investigation for allegedly sending inappropriate emails to his female students. The Headmaster at Providence Academy, which serves students from […]

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High schools confront social media minefield

Katie Humphrey, Star Tribune, February 23, 2014 – Teenage gossip used to be scribbled in notes passed during class. Crude jokes were confined to the locker room. Now snide comments, inside jokes and offensive language can explode online through new, quickly evolving outlets, where it can live on and be seen by thousands. The aftermath can […]

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Connecting to empower strong public school advocates

Bruce Johansen, Twin Cities Daily Planet, October 11, 2012 – A large group of educators and concerned citizens gathered at Ramsey County Library, Roseville, on October 1 for a Get Connected! meeting on education. Those attending the Twin Cities Media Alliance-sponsored event represented several area school districts, including Burnsville, Osseo, Apple Valley, Savage, Stillwater, North Branch, Minneapolis, Mounds […]

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Minn. student’s Facebook incident could help form schools’ guidelines

Tim Post, Minnesota Public Radio, April 4, 2012 – ST. PAUL, Minn. — Facebook’s popularity among students has put school officials in a tough spot: When is it appropriate to police what students say on Facebook, especially outside of school time? A central Minnesota student was recently disciplined for something she posted online. The school […]

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