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Schools expanding social media use to reach parents

posted Jul 8, 2014, 7:38 AM by Gary Jones

Ninety-five percent of local and state education agencies nationwide are on Facebook and/or Twitter, according to a recent survey by the Reform Support Network.

Eighty percent are or plan to be active on YouTube, and over 50 percent are or intend to start blogging.

The survey is included in a four-part tip sheet released by the U.S. Department of Education urging LEAs and SEAs to continue to embrace social media as a communication tool between them and students, parents and the community as a whole.

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