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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-03-11 02:02 AM
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3. Remember the young female teacher who got fired for posting
Edited on Sun Apr-03-11 02:06 AM by tblue37
a picture of herself with a mug of beer and a glass of wine during her summer vacation in Ireland? (Actually, she was forced to resign or be fired.)

Here's a link to the story, plus an excerpt:
http://educationtechnews.com/teacher-forced-to-resign-over-legal-facebook-photos/

Whats wrong with posting your vacation pictures on Facebook? It might cost you your job, as one high school English teacher in Georgia recently learned the hard way. Heres what happened:

After a whirlwind European tour during the summer, teacher Ashley Paine returned home and posted her vacation pictures on Facebook.

When school started in August, the principal called her into his office and asked if she had pictures of herself drinking alcohol on Facebook.

The 24-year-old teacher confirmed that she had posted pictures on her private Facebook account. They were taken during vacation and showed her holding a glass of wine and a mug of beer.

<snip>

The picture that got her canned:



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