July 8, 2014
Japanese City Urges ‘Smartphone Curfew’ on Teens
In the city of Kasuga, education authorities have encouraged students to surrender their phones to adults between 10pm and 6am Though the board has support from local schools, there are no penalties in place for those who disobey.
This latest campaign by authorities in Kasuga came after discussions with parent-teacher associations concerned about smartphone use amongst teens.
Posters and leaflets have been sent to the city’s six junior high schools asking them to observe the ban.
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