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INFORMATIONAL BRIEF ON SOCIAL NETWORKING IN EDUCATION

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Prepared in 2011 in partnership between the New York Comprehensive Center and NYSED, this “Informational Brief on Social Networking in Education” briefly outlines the benefits and concerns associated with implementing educational networking in New York State districts and schools. Using evidence from case studies and academic research, it recommends that an educational networking pilot program be implemented in select New York State schools and districts. The pilot program would be strictly structured so as to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of educational networking. Should the pilot prove successful, educational networking can be presented to additional schools as a tool to improve academic performance, engagement, and student leadership.