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Why schools should ban Snapchat permanently

The Toronto Star – Sachin Maharaj

“Much to the dismay of its students, the Toronto District School Board recently blocked access to Snapchat, Instagram and Netflix on its networks. The stated reason for the ban was that these apps were not being used by students for educational purposes and were clogging up the TDSB’s aging network, which made administrative tasks difficult to complete. The board has said this is only a temporary measure, and it will restore access once it upgrades its network over the summer. But this would be a huge a mistake. If the TDSB cares about what’s in the best long-term interests of its students, it should make the ban permanent.”(more)

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