NYC wants teen ‘sexting’ ban, in school and at home

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Parents and schools struggle with the role technology plays in kids' lives. But a new push to keep them safe has some saying it goes too far.

Schools now want to punish students caught “sexting” — no matter where they do it.

The Department of Education wants to ban both cyber bullying and sexting in New York City’s public schools at all times, even outside of school hours.

“We’ve always been respectful of first amendment rights. I think we’ll get the right balance here,” said Schools Chancellor Joel Klein.

While new laws are being enacted to prevent cyber bullying, sexting is not so straightforward.

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