I agree that social media can negatively impact mental health, but the San Mateo County Board of Education suing social media companies claiming harm is the epitome of hypocrisy (“County school board is suing social media” in the March 16 edition of the Daily Journal).

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Terence Y

Ms. Mendoza, interesting letter… Now what exactly are teachers doing when students can go to YouTube for lessons and YouTube and TikTok for projects? Can we reduce many of these outsourced lesson/project “teachers” and hold auditorium-based classes? Or can we cancel all classes and just hand out directions? We can outsource, perhaps to India, grading of these lessons/projects.


Ms. Mendoza - Good points! I hope schools pay attention and implement policies accordingly.

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