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Missouri ‘Facebook law’ bans teachers from friending students online (Yahoo! News)

Yahoo! News - In Missouri, a new bill effective on August 28 will formally ban teachers from befriending students on social networking websites like Facebook. The law is an aggressive step toward dictating the interactions educators are allowed in online social spaces â?? a …
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Missouri Teachers Sue for Right to Friend Students on Facebook

Technology : Techland: News (3 years ago)

Should teachers be allowed to befriend students on social media? That's the question at the heart of a new lawsuit in Missouri, challenging the constitutionality of the state's new "Amy Hestir Student Protection Act." The act, which... Read Post

Missouri teachers: No talking to students on Facebook

Technology : Digital Life (3 years ago)

You won't find teachers in Missouri friending their students on Facebook, or any other social network for that matter, this school year — not unless they want to violate a new law in the state that prohibits such contacts. Senate Bi... Read Post

Virginia May Ban Teachers From 'Friending' Students

Technology : Technology from Newser (4 years ago)

Teachers Facebooking students: Usually not a good idea. And soon, in Virginia, it may not be allowed. The state's Board of Education is voting on a policy this week that would restrict teacher-student interaction via social networks... Read Post

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