Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Blogs, Free Speech, and Schools

Blogs continue to freak people out. It appears that private schools are being more aggressive about controlling blog contact from school and the use of school e-mail addresses with blogs. The inappropriate images and content that many feature are really testing the border-lines of free speech and on-line safety.

Is it really OK to allow a student to post content about their binge drinking on a blog? Is it really OK to allow a student to pose provocatively on a blog and ask for comments from the cyber-world? Am I infringing on his/her rights by even thinking about removing that content? Whaddya' think?

I already placed my nerdy hat in the ring in my earlier on post on "myspace and our kids."

Check this out---> The article

Jim :-)

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