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June 21, 2018

OP-ED | Challenging School Year Begs the Question: Where Are the Adults?

by Barth Keck | Jun 21, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Education | Local Politics | Opinion | State Budget | Ansonia | Burlington | Seymour

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The school year is winding down now, and what a school year it’s been.

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February 15, 2018

OP-ED | The Smart Way to Fight Smartphone Addiction: Ban Them in Schools

by Barth Keck | Feb 15, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Analysis | CT Tech Junkie | Education | Opinion | Education Opinion | Public Health | Seymour

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What’s good for schools in France is good for at least one school in Connecticut.

Next fall, all French schools will ban cell phones for students 15 and younger because “children don’t play at break time anymore; they are just all in front of their smartphones, and from an educational point of view, that’s a problem,” said Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer.

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