Classroom Facebook proposal sparks NW Ind. debate

Lauren Williams's picture
Monday, July 22, 2013

As technology changes, school officials are wrangling with how to handle those changes.

Portage Township District officials are revising policies to deal with changes in technology, such as allowing the use of electronic devices, including cellphones and tablets, within the classrooms for educational purposes.

But how the technology, in particular outside the classroom, should be used is a different story.

Portage Township School Board members and school officials are debating whether teachers should be allowed to "friend" students on Facebook.

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