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Cherry Creek schools ditches EBSCO student database after prolonged complaints about accessible porn

Excerpt of Sentinel Colorado News Article By GRANT STRINGER, September 14, 2018 Cherry Creek schools ditches EBSCO student database after prolonged complaints about accessible porn AURORA | The Cherry Creek School District is switching research databases after two years of allegations from some parents that the databases contained pornography. Cherry Creek schools spokesperson Abbe Smith said students…

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How One Family Is Taking A Stand Against Pornography and Sexual Exploitation in America’s Schools

Guest Post By Robin Paterson The truth is so shocking and unbelievable that many people do just that: they don’t believe it. But, as the parents of a middle school child, we discovered porn in the school sponsored digital databases last year. We discovered, quite by accident, while perusing articles on “grade 7 biology”, that…

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School Resource Provides Shocking Graphic Material to Children: EBSCO Scandal

Simple searches in EBSCO databases (an educational resource for school children) result in articles normalizing prostitution, promoting anal sex, and includes live links to hardcore pornography websites. Watch the video here: Take action, download and share the below graphics on social media! Hover over the image for easy sharing options.

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Why Kids in Elementary School Aren’t Safe on EBSCO Databases

Do your children use EBSCO? Whether they go to public or private school, there’s a good chance they do. Because EBSCO is one of the largest online educational databases in the country! Kids use this “curriculum appropriate” resource to do research and reading for school. Great, right? WRONG. Turns out, EBSCO is not “curriculum appropriate” at…

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Report of NCOSE’s 2017 Efforts to Defend Dignity

To my dear allies and friends in this fight, I want to extend my warmest thanks to you for your generous support of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in 2017. Your dedication to defending human dignity is a personal inspiration to myself and our team, as we are reminded that so many individuals across…

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Join the Back to School Campaign for Porn-Free Schools

As children head back to school this fall, all of us want to be assured our kids will be in safe environments, right? None of us would want our children introduced to addictive substances like cigarettes or drugs in school, and the same goes for sexually exploitative materials. Yet, children across the nation, in both…

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Summer Seminar: Fighting Sexual Exploitation – How to Make a Difference Where You Are

Too often people feel like they cannot make a difference. The reasons are endless: you don’t have extra money, you live far away, you don’t have the ability to work on these issues full-time, etc. But the National Center on Sexual Exploitation is here to equip and empower you wherever you’re at. Make sure to…

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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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Twelve Days of Action: Half-Way Through This Year’s Dirty Dozen List

While we’ve had a number of victories, the targets on the 2017 Dirty Dozen List have avoided changing their policies. They are still facilitating sexual exploitation. Examples of minimal progress: Comcast promised to implement changes, but insists on still selling extremely violent pornography. EBSCO Information Services has made some efforts to clean up their K-12 school…

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Do Online Databases Filter Out Enough Inappropriate Material?

EDUCATION WEEK A recent dispute over an electronic database used in thousands of schools in the U.S. is a reminder of the precarious balance between access and censorship—especially now that more teachers and schools are using primary sources and online materials to supplement or replace textbooks. The dispute centers on EBSCO, an online databases and resources…

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