November 30th, 2013

Ads appear on Prince George’s County school system Web site

By Ovetta Wiggins
Washington Post

Visitors to the Prince George’s County school system’s Web site can learn about charter school applications, how to prevent and report bullying, and the implementation of new academic standards. But they also are likely to find advertisements for furniture stores and clothing stores, online university programs and insurance companies.

The ads — on the public school system’s main Web site — are placed by a Google AdSense program and are accompanied by a disclaimer that “Prince George’s County Public Schools does not endorse any messages, products or services presented in the ads below.”

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/ads-appear-on-prince-georges-county-school-system-web-site/2013/11/30/b3db45f8-5606-11e3-8304-caf30787c0a9_story.html

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