Florida’s School Safety Database: What Administrators Need to Know

Florida’s School Safety Database: What Administrators Need to Know

On February 14th, 2018, seventeen students lost their lives in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Stoneman Douglas students started the #NeverAgain movement to stop gun violence. At the same time, Florida lawmakers,...
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...
The Children’s Internet Protection Act and School Computers

The Children’s Internet Protection Act and School Computers

On the internet, information moves with lightning speed. Users can download content in seconds. Unfortunately, some of this content is obscene or harmful — and some of these users are children. Parents may supervise their children’s online activity at...
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,...