Should Cell Phones Be Banned In School?

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Cell phones in school The first ever cell phone was created in 1973 by Martin Cooper. The purpose of the cell phone was to connect people from around the world wherever they are. Cell phones have changed over time from a huge block phone to phone box to wall, wired phones, and now to wireless smartphones and it is changing with new technology and resources. Cell phones were not only introduced to the world of the working people but also to schools. Cell phones have been introduced in schools since the 1990’s and they have been banned since it has been recorded to be related to drug dealings and gangs. Some schools have allowed cell phones classroom. Now the average age of a student getting their first phone is 10.3. This raises the question: Should cell phones be allowed in school? Some may say that cell phones should be allowed in school because it can help in “classroom or to complete assignments, according to a Pew Research Center study released in February.”(Higgins). Schools have allowed cell phones in the classrooms because it has helped complete assignments. It also helped students look up information or research about topics they feel confused about for further understanding. Ever since the shootings and terrorist attacks, parents, and teachers have lifted the ban on cellphones in school as for it can be used easily accessible in case of emergencies. Some may argue that cellphones should not be allowed in school. Cell phones can cause a distraction that will
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