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NSPRA and CoSN Release a New Report on Challenges Facing School Districts on Social Media

The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA), in partnership with CoSN, have released a new report explaining the challenges that federally recognized K-12 institutions face on social media due to the lack of dedicated verification and reporting processes from various social media platforms. Learn more on the findings from the report: Schools and Social Media: The Critical Need for Verification and Dedicated Reporting Processes

CoSN Staff Contact: Keith Krueger, MPA, CAE, CEO,

CoSN Staff Contact: Jill Brown, MA, Ph.d., Director of Professional Learning,

As part of ongoing conversations with social media platforms, NSPRA and CoSN are sharing the following update on how school districts’ Twitter accounts can be verified, based on information provided by Twitter representatives in April 2023.

If your school does apply for the grey checkmark and you are denied, please email We are collecting this information to continue the conversation with Twitter.

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See how this report was covered in THE Journal and in Forbes

Learn more about this study from NSPRA's Digital Press Release.

Click to view the latest K-12 Dive Dive Brief on the initiative undertaken by NSPRA and CoSN to bring awareness of the importance of Social Media Verification and Reporting to our schools (featuring an interview with Mellissa Braham, APR, Associate Director, NSPRA).


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