While local educators are taking notice of text slang, they aren’t alarmed by its presence.

“You tell them, ‘Look, there’s a context for everything. You don’t walk into my room swearing like you do with your friends. You don’t text in your papers,’” said Kleiner at Chief Umtuch.

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