EDC’s Shelley Pasnik responds to the fine YouTube received for collecting children’s data and the challenges parents face when their children go online. “For the typical parent needing to navigate a ‘woolly media landscape,’ it’s really difficult,” she says.
EDC’s Terresa Humphries-Wadsworth makes the point that “everyone can do something in suicide prevention.” The article also discusses Humphries-Wadsworth’s work with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.
EDC’s Shai Fuxman is interviewed on Greater Boston about research that students with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to be victims of cyberbullying. According to Fuxman, rather than ban social media, schools can create curricula to reduce cyberbullying.
Students with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to be victims of social media-related cyberbullying, according to a research report co-authored by EDC’s Shai Fuxman and Shari Kessel Schneider for the Ruderman Family Foundation.
EDC President David Offensend talks about the “leap of faith” that led him from a career in finance to nonprofit management. Offensend also discusses EDC’s work with women veterans, improving education in Rwanda, and implementing a computer science program in New York City.