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Three Ways School Internet Filtering Hinders Learning

Three Ways Internet Filtering Hinders Learning

The Web offers students endless resources and information, accessible with a simple click or tap. Schools are required to monitor student Internet use, although many argue that schools go too far, doing more harm than good.

So said Laura Devaney on She suggested that Internet filtering "stunts learning opportunities" for both students and teachers, and gives three reasons why. 

Devaney said programs and federal reguations in schools have "been the subject of heated debates between those advocating for unfiltered Internet access in schools and libraries and those who prefer a more secure learning style for younger students." She also said filtering hinders adults and their use of public and school libraries for research or personal information. 

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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