A new law in Missouri that regulates social media contact between teachers and students has some educators and activist groups concerned the language is too restrictive and vague. Supporters of the law say it's intended to prevent private messaging, and teachers and students can continue to have public contact on sites such as Facebook. However, the American Civil Liberties Union says it appears to prevent teachers from joining social-networking sites at all. Some teachers also say the law prevents them from using the sites for educational and communication purposes.

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