Schools reckon with social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, Laurel Foster, among teens involved in Stanford University research testing whether smartphones can be used to help detect depression and potential self-harm, holds her phone in San Francisco. A growing number of teachers, parents, medical professionals and researchers are convinced that smartphones are now playing a major role in accelerating student anxiety, a trend so pervasive that a National Education Association newsletter labelled anxiety a "mental





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