Next school year, some high school students will be able to have "safe" e-mail accounts courtesy of the School Board of Highlands County.

The school board approved a contract recently with Gaggle.Net, a Web-based hosted e-mail service for K-12 education.

"Primarily, we are targeting [grades] nine through 12," Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Rebecca Fleck said Friday.

Details of exactly which students will get an e-mail account have yet to be worked out.

"We are still working on the procedure and policy," Fleck said. "We don't know that we are going to automatically assign an e-mail address to every student. No student will get one,...

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