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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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LA City Council Members Address High Rates of Porn Use in Public Libraries

Public libraries should be spaces that enable people of all ages to embrace knowledge and discover new ideas without the fear of accidentally being exposed to graphic material. Unfortunately, the family friendly environment of Los Angeles libraries is being threatened by high rates of pornography viewing on their public computers. A report recently published by […]

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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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Ever since I first saw porn at the library, I sought it out

Ever since I first saw pornography at the library, I sought it out. My parents tried everything they could to prevent my access, but I always found a way. I watched it habitually until I got married and then I tried to quit. I found myself watching again and when my wife found out, even though I saw […]

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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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Ultimate 10-Point Checklist for Online Safety at School

Protect Young Minds, an organization dedicated to helping parents protect and prepare their children regarding the harms of pornography, has created a checklist for online safety at your school. Too many schools do not have the necessary procedures and filters in place to create a safe learning environment that is protected from the harms of […]

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Porn at School? 3 Compelling Reasons Kids Need Safe Reporting Procedures

Originally Posted on Protect Young Minds If you think filtering systems protect kids from seeing pornography at elementary school, I have really bad news for you. They don’t. Last year, I began researching news reports and talking to parents. I have been shocked to discover how often kids are exposed to pornography at school and on […]

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