Is your school’s web site revealing too much?

September 9, 2007

nternet safety expert Linda Criddle recommends schools, students, and parents do a back-to-school safety checkup of their school’s Web site to ensure that it is not making too much personal information publicly available. Criddle has created Guidelines for Safer School Web Sites to help schools cope with the new realities of our information society. News that can be appropriately shared within a school community–student names, team affiliations, sports practice times, and photos, for example–can expose students to considerable risk for misuse when shared with the whole world online. …

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