Student Input and Classroom Acceptable Use Policies

Student Input and Classroom Acceptable Use Policies

An Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) clarifies proper technology and internet use for students, teachers, and parents. AUPs guide students’ technology use in the classroom. If done well, an AUP becomes a tool that teaches responsible internet use. The school or...
West Virginia’s Cyberbullying Bill

West Virginia’s Cyberbullying Bill

Many states have passed cyberbullying bills to try and prevent online bullying in schools. Some states have passed an anti-cyberbullying law called “Grace’s Law” after a young girl named Grace died of suicide. West Virginia’s own “Grace’s Law” went into effect June 8,...
Best Practices for Responding to Cyberbullying Reports

Best Practices for Responding to Cyberbullying Reports

In most states, schools are legally required to develop procedures to respond to bullying and cyberbullying. However, the right course of action isn’t always clear. There are many ways to handle a cyberbullying report, but not all of them will result in the best...