Increasingly, students are living their lives openly online. Schools have found ways to track what students are saying and doing online. And punishments have followed. All around the U.S. reprimands have been handed down from schools to students who made “inappropriate” postings on sites such as MySpace.com. This June 8 Salon.com article takes a look at the implications of this increased monitoring and the question of public students’ right to freedom of expression.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.