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2018 Regular Session



Public Schools – Social Media Use by Educators

Sponsored by:

Senator Waugh


In the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Education to develop a certain model policy for public schools regarding the use of social media by educators; requiring the model policy to include certain guidelines and model forms; requiring each local school system to establish a certain policy regarding the use of social media and to provide certain training; prohibiting an educator from publishing a work product or image of a student on a social media personal account; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Waugh and Miller
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Discrimination
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Harassment -see also- Threats
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Libel and Slander
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Obscenity -see also- Nudity & Sexual Displays; Pornography
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Public Schools
School Administration
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Threats -see also- Harrassment; Violence
Statutes:Article - Education

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March 29, 2018 3:51 P.M.