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“Ostrich with its head in the sand”: Mississauga mom demands Catholic school board accommodate son’s Wi-Fi injury

“It’s a bigger problem than people realize,” said Paulette Rende. Jun 13, 2018 by Marta Marychuk  –  Mississauga News Alex Rende and his mother Paulette Rende outside the Dufferin Peel Catholic Separate School Board offices on Matheson Boulevard West. The Rendes are contending that Wi-Fi signals in the schools are causing issues with his health. Jun 6, […]

Mother from Israel is telling the situation with Wi-Fi in schools

WIFI in schools in my country – 2018 Hello, I am a mother of three children, who study in basic-schools (ages 7-12). I live in a city in the center of Israel, very close to Tel-Aviv. In their schools, there are many WIFI transmitters, working 24/7 for 10 years already. It is happening all over […]

Opinion: We need to ban or limit smartphone use in schools

SPENCER BAINES Updated: April 3, 2018 SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT It’s 8:30 a.m. and I’m standing in front of a sea of teenagers huddled at their desks, their heads uniformly turned downward, the blue light of their smartphones illuminating their faces. For a moment, I feel like I’m living an episode of Black Mirror, a satirical Netflix series that takes […]

Increase of Brain Tumours in Adolescents

C4ST In March of this year, Prevent Cancer Now posted a blog on their website called “Brain tumours now the most frequent form of cancer in U.S. adolescents: Ground-breaking American study.” It is a piece that depicts the staggering rate at which brain tumours are now affecting America’s youth. Not only are these brain tumours increasing in […]

Workers Rescued: School Children Sick – Could It Be The Cell Tower??

  Friday, October 6, 2017 Cell Tower At McClintock Middle School: Workers Rescued: Children Sick: Could It Be The Cell Tower? Could the Cell Tower Have Caused the Children To Be Sick?  A recent cell tower incident sparked our interest in this school. In our search for information on the cell tower rescue done near […]

Victoria, BC high school bans cellphone use, says it’s ‘gone very well’

By Bradly Shankar SEP 28, 2017  8:09 PM EST A Victoria, British Columbia high school that banned the use of cellphones is saying that the move has been very effective so far. The Central Middle School, which is part of the Greater Victoria School District and has 580 students, introduced the ban back in September. “It’s […]

Schools block access to social media in the classroom

Maple Ridge schools block access to social media in the classroom Students can’t access Netflix, Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook when on school Wi-Fi ASHLEY WADHWANI  Fri Sep 8th, 2017 12:00pm   High school students in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows went back to class this week asking for the Wi-Fi password, only to be told they […]

After 2 Children Diagnosed with Cancer, Kids and Parents Protest Cell Tower on School Grounds

POSTED 4:46 PM, MAY 31, 2017  BY KAY RECEDE, UPDATED AT 04:33PM, MAY 31, 2017 RIPON CALIFORNIA  — In a colorful protest, about two dozen Weston Elementary school kids in Ripon skipped class on Wednesday and demanded that the Ripon Unified School District remove what they believe is a cancer causing agent. “Take down that cell tower,” […]

Poll says 88% agree to No cell phones in school classrooms

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Victoria middle school will ban cellphones at school starting in September

CBC News Posted: May 16, 2017 2:00 PM PT Last Updated: May 16, 2017 2:00 PM PT Students should be taught to manage new technology, including social media, and not be banned from it, says University of Montreal professor Thierry Karsenti. (AP Photo/Paul Sakura) Related Stories Victoria school bans cellphones after accommodating them doesn’t work  When does […]

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