School officials in Scituate, Mass., are proposing to direct teachers and staff about appropriate use of social-networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, raising questions about whether school systems should interfere with employees’ personal activities, reports the Boston Globe. Scituate officials say they are trying to address the liabilities presented when teachers and students maintain online communication on these increasingly popular web sites. The proposed policy appears to be the first in the state to tackle teachers’ use of the online sites, officials say…

http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/articles/2007/04/16/scituate_eyes_teachers_use_of_networking_websites/

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