Students Spend 90 Percent Of Class Time Looking At Porn And Playing Games On Their School Laptops. The Other 10 Percent Doesn’t Exist, They Can’t Add, Either

NORTH BERWICK, Maine — A group of students sit in math class on a typical high school day. The teacher writes algebraic equations on the blackboard, explaining each variable as she goes along. While some students are sitting at their desks, laptops closed and listening intently to the lesson, others are busily engaged with their computer screens — pupils wide and fingers tapping on the condensed keyboard. Some are playing games, while others download movies, chat on Facebook or even view pornography — all on the school’s Internet network. At the end of class, the students delete their laptop history. This scenario is what Cheryl Hunter and her high school daughter are asserting occurs every day at Noble High School as students use their school-provided laptops for nonacademic ventures. With school officials and administrators remaining relatively mum on the possible security and safety issues that could arise from this type of activity, Cheryl is wondering who is monitoring the children and even if school administrators have the capability to oversee the entire middle and high school populations. All public school students in Maine in grades six through 12 get laptops from the school district as part of the state’s laptop initiative. (read more at Bangor Daily News)

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