Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signs bill prohibiting teacher-student friendship on Facebook

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NIXA, Mo. — A new Missouri law is forbidding friendship between teachers and students, at least on Facebook.

It’s part of a bill Governor Jay Nixon just signed designed to more clearly define teacher-student boundaries.

Senate Bill 54 is not specific to Facebook but rather any kind of social networking that is exclusive and allows for private communication. The problem lies in the details, or rather the lack of details.

Full story: Nixon bans teacher-student friendships on social networking sites