Teachers and students in Lamar County, Miss., can't be internet friends this year after the local school board revamped rules prohibiting them from being friends through online social networks, the Clarion-Ledger reports--and two other Pine Belt, Miss., school districts are looking at similar policies. The Lamar County School Board approved the staff policy against online communication and text messaging between teachers and students at its July 7 meeting. Online social networks such as MySpace and Facebook allow people to create profiles that include pictures and personal information, with the option of adding friends who also have online profiles. The casual

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