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Apr
03
2019

Verizon has unveiled a new smartphone plan designed for kids. Starting Thursday, consumers can sign up for the carrier’s “Just Kids” plan, which offers 5GB of LTE data, unlimited calling/talk to 20 parent-defined contacts, and a subscription to Verizon Smart Family Premium parental controls.

Feb
19
2019

Washington, D.C. --  The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today welcomes VIPKid as the organization’s newest member. As a convener of experts that specialize in educating parents, teachers, companies, and policymakers about online safety issues, FOSI is eager to add a dedicated voice from the educational technology sector to membership. 

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FOSI in the News
Apr
02
2019
USA Today

A child's first cell phone is increasingly becoming an earlier, and pricier, decision for parents. While each family has its own decision to make on when the appropriate time is for their child to get their first device, Verizon is hoping a new plan will make the choice easier on the financial side of things with its new "Just Kids" plan. 

Nov
15
2018
AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump says she’s OK with the criticism and ridicule she has received for tackling online bullying and remains committed to the issue because “it will provide a better world for our children.”