Engadget: New York City public schools ban OpenAI’s ChatGPT

Jan 06, 2023 – “While the tool may be able to provide quick and easy answers to questions, it does not build critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, which are essential for academic and lifelong success,” Jenna Lyle, a spokesperson for New York City public schools, wrote in an email to NBC News.” NYC public schools are one of the first to ban the use of ChatGPT. What is ChatGPT and why exactly are educators and governments worried about its effect on students? Read this Engadget article by Will Shanklin to understand the reasons behind the ban.

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