School bags should be lighter
- Published 2.01.18
In the time of e-classrooms and visual learning, there should be no place or necessity for schoolbags or books.
First year, Asutosh College, Calcutta
Yes, schoolbags must be lighter because many children start having back problems by the age of 14. Cases of spinal abnormalities in children, including scholiosis, have also increased. Schoolbags can easily be replaced by lockers in school where text and reference books can be kept. In fact, not only should schoolbags become lighter, it would be best if they were totally banned. Children in developed countries don't carry schoolbags!
Class X, Don Bosco School, Calcutta
The ever-increasing number of subjects in the school curriculum requires that a load of books be carried. Also, reading from a book ensures attention. Moreover, numerous books inculcates organising abilities in students.
Third year, Bethune College, Calcutta
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