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A digital dilemma: Students and teachers on Facebook

A digital dilemma: Students and teachers on Facebook

CREATED Jul 1, 2012

Reporter: Kevin Keen

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - You’re a teacher. You log on to Facebook and see a new friend request from one your students. Do you “confirm” or “ignore”?

To friend or not to friend, it’s a modern-day digital dilemma affecting educators, students, parents and administrators. One way to prevent problems and protect everyone involved is through school district policy.

How are schools in Southern Arizona handling the issue? The 9 On Your Side investigation airs tonight at 10 p.m.