Virginia’s teacher texting ban postponed, again

Virginia teachers will have to wait another month for the Board of Education to consider revised guidelines restricting them from communicating with students via text messages, social-networking sites and other non-school “platforms.”The original proposal was given to the board in the fall, but was postponed first until January and then until February.The board expects to hear the revised proposal at the March 24 board meeting, according to Charles Pyle, director of communications for the Virginia Board of Education.“There was an original proposed that was fairly prescriptive that was presented to the board in November.