Sunday, December 11, 2011

Do students understand potential consequences of social media use?

Educators in schools across the country are working to teach students about the potential consequences of their use of social media, which can affect college acceptance, but some say students are not getting the message. 

"The disconnect happens because of their age and level of maturity. We're constantly dealing with students who are inappropriate in what they say online," said high-school principal Franklin Caesar. 

Now, some schools are beginning digital-responsibility lessons earlier, while others are seeking a formalized curriculum. Education Week (premium article access compliments of

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