The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
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IKeepSafe Video addresses parents on the importance of an online reputation and the realities of a negative digital reputation. The same two vignettes are used in this video as the one done specifically for students. These are true stories. Advice to parents is offered.
Whether it is for a job application, friendship, dating, or other purposes, when people want to learn about someone, they turn to this ever-growing pool of information. Online reputation, therefore, plays an important role in personal and professional life and has become a significant factor in making hiring decisions.
Florida State lawmakers Monday took up a bill that would, for the first time, create a separate penalty for the increasingly common, and risqué, practice among teens — sending naked or suggestive pictures of themselves via cell phone or e-mail.
So far this year, at least 15 states have introduced or are considering bills or resolutions aimed at “sexting.” The legislation generally aims to educate young people about the risks of sexting, deter them from the practice, and apply appropriate penalties to those who do engage in sexting. While some states are just encouraging programs to educate teens about the dangers of sexting, others are attempting to de-criminalize the act