I am excited about tomorrow’s Emerging Tech webinar hosted by Michelle Luhtala and featuring Doug Johnson. Please consider joining us in this interactive conversation. Here are the details: Wednesday, Sep. 16 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time It’s Blocked! How Internet Filters Impact K-12 Learning Presented by Doug Johnson, blogger and author; Dr. Joyce Valenza, Director of […]
AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day is coming up on September 30th. Many thanks to the AASL Banned Websites Awareness Committee for this important guest post. Please spread the word as well as these critical IF resources with your school communities. It’s happened to all of us– we’re at school trying to access the perfect website […]
“Fencing out Knowledge: Impacts of the Children’s Internet Protection Act 10 Years Later” concludes that institutions using filtering software in order to receive certain federal funds routinely block more content than required, depriving students of access to information and collaborative tools.
Arizona’s public schools and libraries must filter all computers that are available to children or risk losing 10 percent of their state funding, according to a new law set to take effect August 1.