And even though his high school talks to students about bullying in substance abuse, he says sexting has never been discussed or punished. Farquhar Middle in Olney. More high school students are sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages or photos, and that makes them more likely to engage in other types of sexual activity as well. Now researchers say the same trends are trickling down to younger students in middle school. Montgomery school officials asked parents to call police if their child has information about the site or has been approached through Snapchat for images.
School counselors will be available to support students as needed, they said.
High school student sold photos of nude middle schoolers, police say
A Manassas City Virginia teen was charged earlier that year with child pornography counts for "sexting" an explicit video to his girlfriend. Younger students are no different than their older peers when it comes to sexting, a new study reports. More concerning, say the scientists, was that sexting was associated with a higher likelihood of sexual behaviors such as touching genitals, oral sex, and vaginal sex. The sexting adolescents also reported that they felt family members and peers were more likely to approve of various sexual activities. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. According to the study authors, teens who sexted were four to seven times more likely to also partake in sexual activities.