What are you up to on social media today? It won’t be long until most schools are monitoring their student body on social media. When you turn on the television, it is not uncommon to see a school shooting, a suicide as a result of a victim being bullied, or a threat of some sort (i.e., fight, bomb threat, etc.). The common theme or “link” with these stories are that there were “signs” before the incidents occurred on social media. Law enforcement will conduct a thorough search of all parties involved, digging deep into their social media app and website accounts. Who sees the signs first? Should someone be held accountable if they did see the signs and did not act on them?
The #1 priority in our school systems today is safety. Social media and computer usage is becoming the norm for all educational settings. If schools are allowing students