The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them

The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them

 ‘Some games are so overwhelmingly attractive when they first appear that unhappy children can be entirely swept away in them.’ Photograph: Alamy When a minister in this government stumbles on a policy that is both popular and good, it’s newsworthy. Matt Hancock, the digital minister, has suggested that schools ban the use of mobile phones by their pupils. Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted, agrees. In France, the Macron government has put forward legislation that will ban the use of phones in all primary and middle schools. This removes the matter from the…

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Usain Bolt – the greatest sprinter in history – says he could have had a better career if he’d been ‘more serious’

Usain Bolt – the greatest sprinter in history – says he could have had a better career if he’d been ‘more serious’

Usain Bolt’s career is a disappointment to nobody – except, perhaps, to Bolt himself. Speaking from the IAAF awards after winning male Athlete of the Year, Bolt said if he could go back in time, he would change one thing: taking his sport more seriously early in his career to have won more medals. “When I look back the only real thing I think I would change was to have got more serious more quickly,” Bolt said, according to Reuters’ Mitch Phillips. “I was relying more on my talent. If…

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Post navigation LAUSD summer school had better teaching, higher grades and 758 graduates in August

Post navigation LAUSD summer school had better teaching, higher grades and 758 graduates in August

Innovative summer school practices are credited with helping 758 students graduate through a credit recovery program, and grades were significantly higher as LA Unified went out of its way to increase the quality of the teachers giving the summer school instruction. “We are emphatically keeping high standards for summer school like we do during the school year,” said Beyond the Bell administrator Betsy Castillo, giving the summer school report to the Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Equity Committeethis week. In the past, any teacher with any credential could teach summer school, but…

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7 Quick Suggestions for Negotiating a Better Earnings Provide

7 Quick Suggestions for Negotiating a Better Earnings Provide

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