A sexting episode can be among the most difficult topics for teens to talk about with parents and teachers, according to Tracy Adams, CEO at yourtown/Kids Helpline. But early education about cyber-safety can provide young people with greater confidence to discuss the issue if the need arises.
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A former South Australian student has been paid $40,000 by South Australia’s Education Department after suffering at the hands of a convicted sex offender employed at a regional school.
The 2009 settlement came three years before a different former student received $30,000 in alleged hush money from the department last year, after being wrongly accused of viewing hundreds of pornographic websites that his teacher had accessed.