-It created a new form of cyberbullying- targeted reporting
-It violates student's privacy and rights to free speech outside the classroom environment
Why Social Media Guidelines need to be removed
After brief delegation we have decided it is best to rescind our guidelines on social media. It has been deemed an issue of it's own. Parents should be the ones responsible for social media control. However, if reports of cyberbullying occur we will hold the right to investigate.
Becky has prepared her argument on social media to present to the members of the school board.
You will receive three days of detention due to your exploitation of our anti-bullying system.
Becky present her case to the school board and now they will vote on the issue.
Becky's argument won the favor of the board members. No longer will students at her high school be able to target each other through social media reporting!
Schwarz, Hunter. “Schools can require students to hand over their social media passwords under Illinois law.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 22 Jan. 2015, www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ govbeat/wp/2015/01/22/ schools-can-require-students-to-hand-over-their-social-media- passwords-under-illinois-law/ ?utm_term=.1c1e99050493.
Becky's former campaign competitor learned to not use the school's policies to harass and bully other students.
Congratualations Becky! Student Council President!