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Boston Globe: EBSCO accused of including sexual content in school databases

The following is an excerpt from The Boston Globe about pornography on EBSCO research databases. EBSCO was included on our 2018 Dirty Dozen List due to this lack of filtering on their databases, and the potential for children to be exposed to pornography while at school. NCOSE is continuing to research EBSCO databases and reports significant progress […]

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Colorado School District Discontinues Contract with EBSCO for providing sexually explicit material in K-12 school databases

Last Friday, the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado acknowledged it has discontinued the purchase and further use of any products from EBSCO Information Services, an online library resource used in schools across the United States. EBSCO Information Services, named on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s 2017 and 2018 Dirty Dozen list, reaches over […]

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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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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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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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We Found More Than 50 Sexually Graphic Articles On This School Database In 50 Minutes

*Warning: sexually graphic material discussed, and brief sexualized images are shown in this video. Those of you who have been following our Dirty Dozen List campaign about EBSCO know that this online library database is exposing elementary and middle school students to pornographic and sexually explicit results in online educational resources they’re using for their […]

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Investigative Report: School Resources Exposing Children to Explicit Material

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE WBRC FOX6 News – Birmingham, AL An investigative report is already making waves, and instigating change. WBRC Fox6 News recently did an exposé about EBSCO Information Services, a school online library database that is on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s Dirty Dozen List for its role in exposing elementary and middle school […]

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Podcast: Are Schools Actively Exposing Children to Porn?

Online library databases in many schools are piping pornographic and sexually explicit materials into children’s lives. We were shocked when we discovered EBSCO, and other similar companies, that provide academic resources for grades K-12 are not filtering out sexually explicit content. Even innocent searches return results like links to hardcore pornography websites, stories normalizing student-teacher […]

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