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...
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%....
2019 Anti-Cyberbullying Laws in California

2019 Anti-Cyberbullying Laws in California

At the requests of students, parents, and administrators alike, California recently sought to improve on state laws about bullying in school. The ever-changing nature of the internet and social media brings new ways for students to be harmed or cause harm. This...
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...