No smartphone guidelines for primary school children get a gold star

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A recent memo before Cabinet on introducing a voluntary no smartphone policy for primary school students finally opens up the conversation about the appropriate use of smartphones, a Senator has said. Senator Mary Seery Kearney said she welcomed the fact that parents and schools are to be supported in the move to restrict smartphone use among younger children.

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