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%....
Monitoring Versus Filtering Software: What Does Your School Need?

Monitoring Versus Filtering Software: What Does Your School Need?

Maintaining a safe learning environment is necessary to students’ mental and physical well-being. It’s also necessary according to recently updated school safety laws. And with the ever-increasing presence of the internet in schools, it’s essential...
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...