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Minnesota School District To Pay $70,000 For Accessing Student's Facebook Account

This one seemed fairly obvious, and a settlement was likely the only course of action for the school.

Riley was 13, in sixth grade, when she posted on Facebook two years ago that she hated a school hall monitor because she was mean. After school officials called her in and leveled an in-school suspension for what she said on social media, she went back on Facebook and asked who snitched.

“I was a little mad at whoever turned me in ’cause it was outside school when it happened,” Riley said in a telephone interview from her central Minnesota home in Glenwood.

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