[caption id="attachment_70597" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="The law limiting private teacher-student conversations through social networking sites such as Facebook had been scheduled to take effect Aug. 28. "][/caption]

A new Missouri law prohibiting teachers from having private online conversations with students suffered a double setback Aug. 26. First, a judge blocked it from taking effect because of free speech concerns. Then, the governor called for its repeal.

The law limiting teacher-student conversations through social networking sites such as Facebook had been scheduled to take effect...

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