Suicide of Teen Who Made Sex Tape Presents Dilemma for Schools

This is a tragedy on so many levels. Handled terribly by the school. I wish Corey had never handed his phone over in the first place. He had a right to privacy in his phone and all its contents and didn’t necessarily have to let his school search it.

Florida Student Twitter Related Suspension

A rising university student graded his ex-girlfriend's apology note and posted it to Twitter. While many thought it was hilarious, his ex didn't and filed a complaint with his school (she was not a student there). The result? The student was suspended.

Parental Involvement in Their Child’s Education

This is an interesting read about the importance of parents getting involved in the education of their children. Of course, a real education goes beyond what is taught in school. That's where What They Don't Teach Teens comes in...

Record Number of Guns Found at TSA Check Points

In 2017, an astounding 3,600 guns were confiscated from airport security check points. Most people simply say they forgot they had a loaded firearm in their bag. There are as many guns in the U.S. as there are people. https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/tsa-record-number-of-guns-seized-in-u-s-airports-1005968451864

Sexting Second Thoughts!

Recent studies have shown the day after sexting 10 percent regret their decision. 80 percent of teens and college students have sexted or have received a picture but is sending one picture really worth it? 

Selfie Gone Wrong!

The act of taking a selfie in front of priceless, one of a kind artwork leads an innocent woman being the cause of $200,000 in damage.  Why in the 21st century are humans so consumed on their mobile devices that they are damaging people's art? So how can we go into an art gallery and safely [...]

Social Media Boot Camp

Is embracing social media and focusing on ways to monetize a presence on social media the right approach?  When parents generally strive to raise children of 'substance,' do efforts to make money via social media complement or contradict those goals?   https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/mar/28/social-media-star-creator-camp-los-angeles?CMP=share_btn_tw

Will hidden cameras give us the insight we need to understand and address bullying?

Bullied, a new series hosted by 5-time Olympic Gold medalist swimmer Ian Thorpe focuses on bullying and uses controversial approaches to expose and address bulying in order to provoke a collaborative approach to effectively this epidemic. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-14/ian-thorpe-tackles-school-bullying-in-documentary/8348286  

Understanding the reality of PTSD in sexual assualt victims and rethinking our understanding of sexual assualt

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/ptsd-civilians-sexual-assault-victims-1.3944626

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