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JEFFERSON CITY | A new law barring Missouri school teachers from exchanging messages with students on social-media websites such as Facebook is drawing national attention — and criticism.
Named for a Missouri woman who testified that she was manipulated into a sexual relationship with a teacher while in junior high, the wide-ranging bill contains several new provisions for reporting instances and allegations of sexual misconduct by teachers and school employees.
But what’s attracting renewed attention as students prepare to go back to school are provisions requiring districts to draft policies restricting how teachers may communicate with students. Among those provisions are very specific limits on teacher-student contact through social-media websites
Originally posted by haarvik
Where I lived preciously in NC, not only could the teachers not be friends with students, but they were not allowed to be friends with the students parents on FB! Additionally, if a parent was having a gathering, and alcohol was being served, the teacher was not allowed to attend, even if they were not consuming! Talk about communism!
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
I agree with it.
Teachers should in no way have any sort of relationship with students / students families outside of teaching.
Originally posted by kro32
Your search was not good but here you go.
A good way to search is to just enter keyword like in this case it would be, facebook, law, teachers and you'd come up with the threads.edit on 3-8-2011 by kro32 because: (no reason given)