Hundreds of parents sign petition urging switch from iPads to books

School policy to use iPads only sparks action in parents Kids work out how to use technology like iPads real quickly and parent will tell you, but the benefit and that it is 'convenient for staff' seems to be the only argument for the use of tables in school. Beside this, there is of course the EMF radiation issue to consider and on that basis tablets have not place in schools either. Parents are now taking action to overturn their school's position to use iPads only. Visit Irish Times here