Virginia is considering instituting limits on web-based contact between teachers and students in order to curb inappropriate behavior, reports WTOP. A 28-page report issued by the Virginia State Board of Education is suggesting texts, e-mail and communication over social networking sites be limited to school-based systems. In the past 10 years, 120 teachers in Virginia have lost their teaching license due to sexual misconduct, with electronic contact being a common factor…

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