Indiana’s Cyberbullying Laws

Indiana’s Cyberbullying Laws

It’s already hard enough to detect and stop bullying in schools. Add the anonymity of the internet, and bullying becomes doubly dangerous. Several states are fighting back against bullying through the power of the law. Indiana’s cyberbullying laws fight a...
Federal Law and Acceptable Use Policies

Federal Law and Acceptable Use Policies

Over the past twenty years, online connectivity has become a pedagogical cornerstone in public schools. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 1998, only 51% of public school classrooms had internet access. By 2005, that number had risen to 94%....
The Benefits of Proactive Student Monitoring

The Benefits of Proactive Student Monitoring

An administrator’s job goes far beyond paperwork. They care for the students and foster a safe learning environment. That includes checking on in-classroom and digital student behavior. New technologies offer ever more efficient ways to monitor students’ behavior and...
How Students Use Google Docs to Bully Each Other

How Students Use Google Docs to Bully Each Other

Google Docs is a word processor that students use to study, do homework and prepare presentations. It’s part of a larger collection of Google apps that make up the GSuite for Education, used by over 80 million U.S. students. Google Docs provides a collaborative space...
Texas after David’s Law: How an Anti-Cyberbullying Law Has Changed Texas Schools

Texas after David’s Law: How an Anti-Cyberbullying Law Has Changed Texas Schools

David Molak committed suicide at the age of 16 due to cyberbullying. To honor his legacy, David’s family worked with friends and lawmakers to create David’s Law. This law modernizes current anti-bullying laws by making it possible to prosecute cyber bullying...