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HISD PD: Social media threats of violence carry serious consequences

In the age of the internet, many assume that their comings and goings on social media and elsewhere in digital spaces are anonymous. An anonymous person can sometimes feel comfortable to say and do things online that they would not do in person. With this comfort on the rise, so too has there been a rise in anonymous threats to schools and public spaces on social media.

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NetSmartzKids and Harris County Sheriff’s Office team up to teach students how to stay safe online and off

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Clicky and the NetSmartzKids Team spent the day recently at Bonner Elementary School teaching students the importance of staying safe both online and in person. Clicky is the Internet safety spokesrobot who leads a cast of characters at NetSmartzKids.org, where children ages 5 to 10 learn about Internet safety through activities, cartoons, games, and music. Continue reading