LOL educators, good luck with your war on social media

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Schools may provide students with a wealth of academic knowledge, but do they really think they have what it takes to outsmart children when it comes to social media?

The battle between educational institutions and social media’s been brewing for years, but the latest attempt to prevent children from being distracted by their beloved mobiles? Straight-up laughable.

According to the Wisconsin State Journal, four public schools in Madison, Wisconsin-East High School, Wright and Cherokee Middle schools, and West High School-are going so far as to shut down wi-fi connectivity for popular apps like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and over 30 others in order to determine just how heavily student behavior, grades, and overall school safety are impacted by personal internet usage. Read more…

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