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Pasco leads way as school districts explore social media

By staff and wire services reports
November 7th, 2013

When she opened her Twitter account for work in early 2012, Jessica Schultz was an anomaly in Pasco County schools, the Tampa Bay Times reports. District officials remained wary of how to step into the online world beyond static websites. Educators’ virtual presence was suspect, amid fears of potential consequences such as inappropriate student contact. It was clear to the Mitchell High School assistant principal, though, that if she really wanted to communicate with the texting, tweeting teens in her hallways, she’d have to take the plunge…

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