Why are New York School Officials Blocking ChatGPT

 ChatGPT is a free tool that can generate paragraphs for a topic

The free tool has been used to write poems, songs and compose emails

However, New York school officials have started blocking the tool

School officials say it could have negative impact on student learning while raising concerns about cheating

They believe while the tool can provide quick answers and does not build critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Other school districts are still trying to frame policies on the use of ChatGPT

ChatGPT's creators OpenAI are also looking for ways to detect misuse of the tool