Point-Counterpoint: Cell Phones In Schools

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Glued to the Screen Summaries Lewis Filler, in an article, “Point-Counterpoint: Cell Phones in Schools” argues that cell phones in schools are important for the safety of children. He believes children should have a cell phone to contact parents in case of an emergency. Because of the child’s trip to and from school, Lewis proposes that a policy of allowing phones while turned off in school. In the article, Point-Counterpoint: Cell phones in Schools” Rose-Marie Mills and Grace Zwillenberg claim cell phones should be banned from schools. Teachers take time from teaching to punish students for using their phone which, disrupts everyone. They suggest that students having phones is a “false sense of security” and, if there was an emergency the

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