NJ school district to parents: Keep k...

NJ school district to parents: Keep kids off social media until 13

The parents of student in a Monmouth County school are being asked to sign a pledge to keep their kids under the age of 13 off social media because the superintendent believes they are simply too young to handle it. Parents at this week's Back to School nights in the Manalapan-Englishtown school district got the additional lesson about the dangers of social media as the district's response to a misunderstanding between fourth- and fifth-grade girls and seventh- and eighth-grade boys in a chatroom using an app called House Party that led to a threat, according to superintendent Dr. John Marciante.

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