For generations, schools have been teaching children about how to stay safe in real-world situations. But after an elementary school volunteer was arrested for allegedly using the anonymous messenger app Kik to find child pornography victims, school officials must grapple with how to talk to young students about how to avoid predators both off-line and in the digital space. We talk with Prince George’s County Public Schools’ CEO Kevin Maxwell about keeping children safe in the smartphone era.

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  • Kevin Maxwell Chief Executive Officer, Prince George's County Public Schools

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