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by Arie Gort Over the past few years, a number of parents have asserted to me that they have gotten their children cell phones in an effort to keep their children safe. Based on the number of children at my boys' schools who have cell phones, the common understanding seems to be that giving kids cell phones is a good idea. While I understand the desire for a parent to provide means by which the child can call home, in this blog post, I'd like to offer an alternative perspective on the whole "cell phone for kids" thing. Providing your...
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