Posted March 04, 2019 09:06:50As of February 10, 2018, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has received more than 4,000 reports of child abuse and exploitation involving the use of school intercommunications technology.
While the vast majority of these cases are focused on students, many others involve teachers or school administrators, as well as teachers, staff, and students.
These incidents are not always reported to law enforcement.
The NCLC’s most recent report on school intercommunication technologies, released in December, found that at least three-quarters of all reported incidents of school-related sexual abuse, exploitation, and abuse involve the use or threat of the use and threat of physical harm against students or staff.
These incidents have been largely ignored by the media and government, according to the NCLA, but the public is now beginning to realize the seriousness of the problem.
“As the number of incidents of sexual abuse and child exploitation increases, the number and severity of the crimes reported by the NCAE will be a critical issue,” the report states.
The National Center on Missing and Exposed Children is working with state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, and others, to address the problem and identify resources for schools.
In some states, law enforcement can report to the school, but in other cases, students and staff are the ones being harassed or threatened.
The NCLB says there are “no national guidelines or protocols” regarding when and how law enforcement reports.
In the past year, the U.S. Department of Education has issued guidelines for schools to use the Internet to ensure safe and respectful interactions.
They state that “schools that have a relationship with school employees or students should always have a school-issued cellphone and a school employee’s phone number.”
In a statement, a DOE spokesperson said that DOE has “worked with all parties to develop and implement appropriate protocols to assist schools to improve the safety and well-being of students and school staff.”
The Office of Education is now working to improve how the Department works with schools, but these steps are not enough, said Laura Naylor, director of the Office of School Accountability and Accountability, in a statement.
“The DOE has the authority to require schools to ensure that schools have and maintain a network of safe and appropriate electronic communications.
The DOE should ensure that all schools have that capacity and ensure that its policies and procedures are implemented,” she said.
The DOE says that it has implemented policies that address the need for the education community to use electronic devices and communication devices to report crimes, and to help schools understand and address any issues.
The Office for Civil Rights has also issued guidance on how to deal with sexual harassment in schools.
The Department of Labor has issued guidance to school employees about how to handle sexual harassment complaints, and the Department of Justice has also launched a pilot program to train school administrators on how schools can report sexual harassment.
In other states, lawmakers are introducing bills that would prohibit schools from using Internet-based systems, and some districts have introduced bills that require teachers to have school phone numbers or contact information on their phones.
In Georgia, a bill to make the state’s schools the first in the country to require all schools to have a system to report student abuse and sexual exploitation is scheduled to be heard in the state legislature.
The bill is sponsored by state Rep. Chris Parnell (R-Bethlehem), and would require schools and school districts to report incidents of abuse and violence to law-enforcement agencies, as outlined in a bill the Georgia Department of Law Enforcement is sponsoring.
Parnell’s bill would also make it a felony for a school district to have access to the internet without a written school-wide agreement, and it would make it illegal for a student or teacher to be without a valid school-authorized phone number.
Other bills in the Georgia Legislature are expected to include similar protections, as Georgia Gov.
Nathan Deal has pledged to “do everything possible to make Georgia’s schools safer.”
As more schools report sexual abuse or exploitation, the NCLA is encouraging parents, teachers, administrators, and other concerned citizens to take the following actions to help make sure schools are safe.