School Board Ponders Social Media

School Board Ponders Social Media

How should staff and students interact on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and whatever other thing they invent next?

by jesse fox mayshark • september 7, 2018

UPDATE: The school board unanimously adopted the new social media policy at its meeting on Sept. 12, 2018.
Tony Norman, the sometimes prickly representative for the Knox County school board’s 3rd District, had a question Wednesday night about a new proposed policy for school communications via social media.
“Why do we even need it?” he asked Carly Harrington, the KCS director of public affairs, who spearheaded the policy. “Why couldn’t the professional communication be done just with email?”
“Well, that’s a good question,” Harrington replied. “I think it is a platform that a lot of staff like to use, as a...

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