Category: Student Safety

Ideas,
News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

Ant-Bullying Laws

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Is Cyberbullying Illegal in Your State?

There is currently no federal law against cyberbullying, but all 50 states have laws against bullying in general—and every state except Alaska and Wisconsin includes an explicit reference to cyberbullying in their anti-bullying laws.

05/15/2018
Student using Tablet

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How to Talk to Parents About Safety on School-provided Technology

Here are a four tips for educators on how to tackle this tricky subject of student safety on school-provided technology with parents.

05/03/2018
Cyberbullying Research

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Why Cyberbullying Affects Girls More than Boys

A new study found that when it comes to cyberbullying among teens, girls are not only more likely to be victims than boys are, but they are more at risk of developing emotional problems as a result of cyberbullying.

04/27/2018

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How to Keep Your Students (and Teachers) Safe on Facebook

Students and teachers might assume that their data is just broadcasted on their favorite social network and shared with their friends, but what they post often is shared with third-party vendors. To understand how this happens, consider how Facebook manages users’ content.

04/05/2018

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Cyberbullying Never Sleeps: How to Protect Kids at School and at Home

We’ve all seen that scene in a movie where a kid comes sprinting down his street, pursued by a snarling bully. Just as the bigger, meaner kid reaches out to grab our hero’s arm, he slips inside his house and slams the front door, safe.

03/13/2018

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Making Sense of the Common Sense Census

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight 2017 is part of a series of probability-based surveys documenting media use patterns among children from birth to age 8 in America. The latest survey includes a nationally representative sample of more than 1,400 parents from all regions of the country.

02/20/2018

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Student Safety and Restorative Justice

Schools often are the safest places for students to be and represent the greatest opportunity to restore and develop their personal character.

02/06/2018

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Are There Student Safety Concerns in Your Archive?

Without a third-party archiving solution, it will be difficult to remove content related to the safety and well being of your students. Your retention rules and litigation hold policies—whether at the organizational unit (OU) level or by the user—will make it virtually impossible to remove this unwanted content.

01/25/2018