We’ve been censored

A teacher I’d better not name just told me that Yacapaca was blocked in his school because a student submitted an assignment about internet safety that included the phrase “child porn”.

The student solved the problem by editing his assignment on his iPhone and resubmitting it. Score 1 for mobile technology and -5000 for misguided censorship.

When students find that in order to continue their education, they must subvert the school’s systems, they will increasingly ask why exactly they are supposed to be going to school in the first place.

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