FCPS proposes social media policy, drawing line between professional and personal speech

Fairfax County Public Schools is establishing clearer ground rules for its employees’ use of social media.

Under a proposed new policy, FCPS workers will be prohibited from expressing their personal beliefs, disparaging other community members, and other actions on accounts affiliated with the school system.

A draft of the policy was discussed earlier today (Tuesday) by the Fairfax County School Board’s governance committee.

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