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Promoting Online Safety: The Home-School Partnership


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Education Professors Make the Case Against Filtering

In the May issue of Phi Delta Kappan, the professional journal for educators, education professors T.A. Callister Jr. and Nicholas C. Burbules argue against the widespread use of filters in schools. The authors, however, do not address the requirements imposed by the Children's Internet Protection Act on schools that receive certain kinds of E-rate discounts or federal funding for technology. The article, "Just Give It to Me Straight: A Case Against Filtering the Internet" is available at www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k0405cal.htm.

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