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Wichita school board bans personal use of social media at work

By staff and wire services reports
September 26th, 2013

Wichita school board members unanimously approved a policy Monday that prohibits employees from using personal social media accounts during district time or on district computers, Kansas.com reports. Officials also rolled out new “Guidelines for the Use of Social Media,” developed by district officials over the past several years, which highlight general rules to follow, guidelines when posting on behalf of the district and safety and privacy tips for social media. Board member Joy Eakins asked whether use of social media during school time was a problem among teachers and other employees and how the district planned to enforce the new rule…

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