The Wall Street Journal | Laptops Are Lifeline for Foster Children

A recent study by Common Sense Media found that teenagers spend an astonishing nine hours a day with digital technology. If you do the math, and assuming adolescents require at least occasional sleep, that leaves little time for anything else.


But there are also children who have the opposite problem: extremely limited access to technology, or even a computer at home to do their school work.


“About half of our kids said they regularly write their term papers on their smartphones,” said Bethany Lampland, chief operating officer of The New York Foundling, one of the city’s oldest child welfare agencies. “That’s the only access they have to a computer.” Click Here to read the full article. 

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