The Department of Education convened its first summit on school bullying Wednesday. It comes as state lawmakers nationwide step up their efforts to pass anti-bullying laws.
Debate persists on whose responsibility it is – parents or teachers – to instruct young people in Internet safety.
Talking about the consequences of posting pictures or phone numbers on Facebook, rather than banning the technology entirely, is the best way to help teens use the Internet safely, a new consumer protection guide from the Federal Trade Commission says.
Students are increasingly facing lawsuits and expulsions for targeting their teachers online.