Students at Minerva High School in Ohio retrieve their cellphones after an English class. They must store their phones before class starts.
—Ray Stewart/ CantonRep.com
Sexting. Cyberbullying. Googling test answers. Taking a picture of a quiz and sending it to friends who have the same class later in the day. Paying more attention to Instagram notifications than biology class.
Smartphones have transformed the way we communicate, but there’s no question they can be a major headache for teachers and administrators.
That’s why a flurry of schools have recently put in place restrictions or bans on students’ use of cellphones in