Explain Why Cell Phones Should Be Disallowed In Class

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Why cell phones should be disallowed in class First, cell phones are a major distraction. Students check their phones regularly. The Journal of Media Education states that students check their phones more than 11 times on average per day in class. Not only are they a distraction in class, they are an exceeding distraction on the road. On average, at highway speeds, teens drive the equivalent of 2 football fields blind-folded while looking at their phone. Unfortunately, cell phones are not always used in class for educational purposes. Only 3.26% of students never use their device for non-educational purposes. Secondly, addiction to cell phones is a considerable obstacle. 60% of teens admit addiction. On average teens check their phones 74
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