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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 […]

Canadian Teacher, Forced out by Wi-Fi, Goes on Warpath

Thu., Apr. 7, 2016 By Jack O’Dwyer Maria Plant, British Columbia teacher afflicted with electromagnetic hypersensitivity, has gone on the media warpath after years of rebuffs from government and school officials, scant media attention. She is publicizing the validation of her illness by a Canadian Parliamentary committee in any way she can. Among those resisting her message […]

Canadian Teacher, Forced out by Wi-Fi, Goes on Warpath

Thursday  Apr. 7, 2016 By Jack O’Dwyer Maria Plant, British Columbia teacher afflicted with electromagnetic hypersensitivity, has gone on the media warpath after years of rebuffs from government and school officials, scant media attention. She is publicizing the validation of her illness by a Canadian Parliamentary committee in any way she can. Among those resisting her […]