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Denver School Districts Remove Pornographic Material From Student Research EBSCO Databases

Excerpt from CBS4 News Article by Mark Ackerman, June 29, 2017 School Districts Remove Objectionable Material From Student Research Databases AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Some Denver area school districts are reevaluating their use of an educational database after a CBS4 investigation found the database could lead students to pornographic and obscene materials. … While a web savvy teenager…

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Concerned Mom alerts NCOSE to the pornography available through EBSCO Database to middle schoolers

I am a retired PhD Immunologist living in Colorado and have followed your work. I have become aware of a situation that might be of interest to you. My daughter attends a public middle school, which uses electronic resources for student work. There is pornography embedded in our school’s subscriber resources, which are purchased through…

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The Case for Naming EBSCO Information Services to the 2017 Dirty Dozen List

UPDATE 2/22/17: EBSCO executives contacted NCOSE last night and have shared that they are concerned about the explicit and pornographic content accessible via their database and that they are actively working to develop new algorithms and better filtering systems. While EBSCO remains on the Dirty Dozen List until these improvements have been implemented system-wide and…

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Promoting Pornography-free Schools: The Role of the US Dept. of Education

Our children’s health and well-being affects not only them as individuals, but greatly determines the overall health and well-being of our families, our communities, our country. Among the greatest threats our youth are currently facing is exposure to harmful pornography and sexually graphic material which can greatly affect their short and long-term mental, physical, and…

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Student Online S-A-F-E-T-Y: Is your school making the grade?

Covid has laid bare many social truths—not least how truly essential our teachers and our schools are to the health and wellbeing of our children, our families, our communities. Parents and guardians across the nation developed a deeper appreciation for the many challenges our teachers face as they were thrust into the role of teacher…

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The ABCs of Safe Online Home Learning 

We get it. We’re parents too and this is not the school year beginning any of us envisioned for our children. Parents and guardians would much rather be rummaging ransacked shopping aisles for that last available three-ring binder than negotiating complex schooling decisions affecting our kids against this ever-shifting landscape. One thing is certain amidst…

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Back to School 2019_Protect Kids from Exploitation

Our Schools Aren’t Safe for Children. But You Can Help.

Schools ought to be a safe place for children. Unfortunately, when it comes to sexual exploitation, there are problems lurking right under the surface of the technology our children have access to at school almost every day. The idea of upgrading technological capabilities in schools and school libraries sounds great at face value. However, there…

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CBN News: ‘Dirty Dozen List’ Accuses Businesses and Nevada of Sexual Exploitation

The following article was originally published by CBN News You might be shocked at some of the famous names accused of committing or at least tolerating sexual exploitation in America. Twelve are named by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) in what it calls the Dirty Dozen List. NCOSE announced the list at a…

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Leading Contributors to Sexual Exploitation Revealed: 2019 Dirty Dozen List

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) today launched its 2019 Dirty Dozen List, a list of carefully selected entities that are major, mainstream facilitators of sexual exploitation in the United States. “No corporation should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation,” said Haley Halverson, Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on…

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Top Contributors to Sexual Exploitation Revealed

2019 Dirty Dozen List Released Massage Envy, Amazon, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Among Top Contributors to Sexual Exploitation Problem in America   Washington, DC – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) today launched its 2019 Dirty Dozen List, a list of carefully selected entities that are major, mainstream facilitators of sexual exploitation in the United States….

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