Why Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School

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Phones should be allowed for use during school Cell phones aren 't only used for being on social media and distracting kids, nowadays, there are many other benefits when it comes to use of electronics. Cell phones should be allowed in school not only because a study shows it makes students happy, according to a study conducted in 2005, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Laura King, and Ed Diener found that happiness causes success, but also as an aid, in case of an emergency, and for easier communication skills. To start off with, phones can be used as an aid. Whether that is learning or memory aid. Phones nowadays have access to to the internet, calculators, and many other things. If there was a classroom that had no computers for students to use and the…show more content…
What parents nowadays don 't get worried about their child when they are locked in the school with something bad going on around them? If the kids were allowed the use of their phone during school they could text their parents to let them know they are safe. Not only can they use it to text their parents, but teachers or the students can also get ahold of the police, firefighters, etc. However, If a student has her of his ringer on while the threat walks past the room that they are locked up in they it could put them in more danger and there would be a bigger chance of them getting found.In order to stop that from happening the teachers would have to be in charge of making sure all the kids phone’s sound was off when they first hear the bells. This also includes having the information in the phone that could be used incase of an emergency. For students, this can be important in case they become sick while at school or are in an emergency situation their cell phones can contain many important numbers that the school may not have in their student files; parent 's office, doctor’s office, and also close family members and
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