The Answer Sheet: Sexting

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/16/2010

What should happen to kids who sext?

The principal of a middle school where kids were found to have bought and sold sexual images had no choice but to bring in authorities to see if any laws had broken. But that doesn’t mean the kids should have the legal book thrown at them.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Health, Health | Tags:  Pyle Middle School, Pyle and sexting, Pyle sexting scandal, Rosalind Wiseman, Whitman and sexting, sexting, sexting and Pyle and WHitman

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/15/2010

Sexting scandal at Montgomery County schools

Some female students at Pyle Middle School and Whitman High School in Montgomery County willingly posed for inappropriate pictures and some students sold and bought access to the pictures and videos, resulting in a police investigation, according to a letter sent home to students today.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery County Public Schools | Tags:  Montgomery County public schools, Pyle Middle School, Whitman High school, police and pyle, police investigate sexting, sexting, sexting and Pyle, sexting and schools, whitman and sexting

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/03/2009

Is Your Kid 'Sexting'?

It is easy to dismiss stories about celebrities whose private nude pictures are splattered over the Internet as a problem that won’t cross your personal world as a parent. Think again. Look at these statistics, from a public survey...

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/03/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parents, Sexting, cell phones