Why Should Students Be Allowed To Carry Phones In School

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Should students be allowed to carry cell phones in class?
Phones, are one of the most addictive things in our lives. We carry them with us everywhere. But, for 6 to 7 hours we need to put the phone down for a power nap. These many hours are spent and school where we sit through classes, dazing out the window. Then a bell rings and it is a lock down and it is not a drill. This is an emergency! The popularity of phones has been debated on if they should be permitted to be carried at school. Students should be allowed to carry phones in school because for safety, a useful tool, and an emergency.
The first reason why phones should be allowed to be carried is for emergency purposes. If there's a fire, shooting, lockdown, bomb threat, you want to ensure your safety by calling 911 or even your parents. Most of the times these are just drills, but what if one day it is not. Also if your parents need to contact you. Like for example, if their is a death in your family and then need to reach you quickly, then that phone will be a big help. Another emergency, that can happen that you would need your phone, is that if your at school and you are ready for any kind of sports practice and suddenly it is cancelled, and you find out before school
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One safety reason is that if you are sick. If you are sick and you walk to the Nurse's Office to see that she is on her lunchbreak what are you going to do? Well, if you have your phone on you, you can call one of your parents to come and pick you up. Also, if you get hurt the teacher can call the office but, what if it is the teacher is hurt, then you will have to call someone, with your phone that you would be carrying, if permitted. Most kids just keep their phones in their lockers and powered down. To keep everyone safe though, they should be allowed to have them during class because what if one of these things happens, you always have to come
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