THE EFFECTS OF “INTERNET CAFE ORDINANCE” TO THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF MINOR STUDENTS IN RAMON MAGSAYSAY MANILA.
II. Definition of Terms:
1. Internet Cafe= is a place which provides internet access to the public 2. Academic Performance= Refers on how well the students perform to their studies. 3. Minors= those person which is below 18 years old. Person at minority age. 4. Computer addiction= the excessive use of computers to the extent that it interferes with daily life. 5. Revoked= Cancellation of licence.
III. Background of the Study:
School is where students develop skills that help them interpret and adapt to a changing world. This is the place where they are developed and save from vices. Unfortunately, due to the inclusion of technology, students particularly minors, are addicted to the computer games that cause to the cutting classes and worst drop out. Almost everywhere you can see internet Cafe that allow rent computers to anyone. Computer Gaming is one of the main attraction in computer shops that cause addiction to the users or players. This was known as “Computer Addiction”. Due to the increasing number of minors that are skipping in the class, the government make an action to solved this problem. The Manila City Council passed an ordinance that will prevent the minors in entering to the computer shops with in 8am to 5pm, weekdays. The ordinance was created by Executive order no. 14 and City Ordinance no. 8168 on 2007 by Former Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim. This is intensified the drive against computer shops that allow accessing the students during class hours. This authorizes the parents and teachers to inspect computer shops and internet cafe, if they allow minors inside the shop. But only officers of accredited parents and teacher association are assigned to inspect and monitor the shop. They have the authority to take pictures and get the names of the minors, the owner of the shop and the names of the parents. The...
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