School Law: Social Media and Apps, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues


Tuesday, February 5th 2019 at 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


When and how can a school regulate social media use by staff, students and parents? What is the extent of a school's responsibility to address cyberbullying - and how far can they go without overstepping their bounds during investigations and disciplinary actions? In this program, our seasoned faculty will provide answers to these questions and myriad other legal issues surrounding technology in and outside of the classroom. Learn what actions schools can't and must take in order to mitigate liability - register today!
•Ensure compliance with assistive technology and accessibility requirements for disabled students.
•Learn when and how a school can discipline based on information found on social media.
•Examine when and how schools can discipline students for cyberbullying.
•Navigate FERPA, COPPA and other laws and regulations governing student privacy.
•Discover how to protect student privacy when utilizing online apps for educational purposes.
•Delve into the essentials of Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) for internet use.
•Find out legal guidelines for audio or video recording devices in the classroom.
•Explore the extent to which schools can search the contents of students' phones and other devices.


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