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How schools can survive (and maybe even thrive) with AI this fall

By Kevin Roose

24 Aug 2023 · 5 min read

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  1. The release of ChatGPT has caused a stir in the education sector, with many schools initially banning its use due to concerns about cheating. However, these bans have largely been ineffective and many have been rolled back.

Last November, when ChatGPT was released, many schools felt like they’d been hit by an asteroid.

In the middle of an academic year, with no warning, teachers were forced to confront the new, alien-seeming technology, which allowed students to write college-level essays, solve challenging problem sets and ace standardized tests.

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