The Associated Press reports that the Board of Community High School District 128 of Illinois, in a unanimous vote, decided to require a pledge from students participating in extracurricular activities to sign a pledge guaranteeing that evidence of an “illegal or inappropriate nature” that is posted on the internet could be grounds for disciplinary action. This rule will take effect at the start of next school year. While officials won’t actively monitor student sites, they will investigate them based on a tip from a parent or community member. While some feel that this measure is inappropriate and raises privacy concerns, Assistant Superintendent Prentiss Lea disagreed, saying: “The concept that searching a blog site is an invasion of privacy is almost an oxymoron,” he said. “It is called the World Wide Web”…