Under age students expelled for using Facebook

Students at a Toowoomba school face expulsion for using Facebook. Photo: Jessica Shapiro
Students at a Toowoomba school face expulsion for using Facebook. Photo: Jessica Shapiro

A Queensland primary school principal is threatening to expel students aged under 13 who refuse to delete their Facebook accounts, in a bold bid to stamp out cyber bullying at her school.

The policy has been applauded by cyber safety experts who say schools are grappling to deal with a surge in problems caused when children use social media sites designed for adults.

Full Text: Students face expulsion for using Facebook.

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