Educational Technology

October 30, 2010

Sexting and cyberbullying crackdown at Orange County Schools

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Mark Jenkins, Reporter 13 News

Kids attending Orange County Public Schools who use technology to harass their classmates will now face stiffer punishments. The Orange County School Board approved sweeping changes Tuesday night to its policy to prevent cyberbullying and sexting. Cyberbullying is similar to other types of bullying or harassment, except it happens online and through mobile devices. Sexting includes sending sexually explicit text messages, photos or even video to someone’s cell phone.

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