Argument: Facebook law assumes worst about teachers

Issue Report: Teacher-student friendships on Facebook


Christine Greenhow, an assistant professor at the College of Education and the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland: “It seems to assume the worst about teachers, that teachers are sexual predators. Amy Mascott, a mother of three and former teacher who started Teach Mama, a blog focusing on education, said: “I feel it immediately colors the teacher-student relationship in a negative way, assuming that all teachers are going to act inappropriately with students.”[1]

Casey Chan at Gizmodo. This law seems to be “accusing all teachers of some sort of blanket guilt.”[2]