Technology is a fixture in today's classrooms, but there have been some cases in the recent past that have led policy-makers to get involved in areas once considered private.
"Faced with scandals and complaints involving teachers who misuse social media, school districts across the country are imposing strict new guidelines," reports The New York Times.
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