Unlimited Access

Should unlimited access between teachers and students through social media be restricted?

School administrators acknowledge that the vast majority of teachers use social media appropriately. But they also say they are increasingly finding compelling reasons to limit teacher-student contact. School boards in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia have updated or are revising their social media policies this fall.

These interactions could result in more bad press for teachers and schools


these interactions could change students’ lives.