Ep. 158: The Case for Banning Phones in Schools

This week, we are laying out the case for banning phones in schools – not just during class instructional time, but bell-to-bell! Several states are now legislating policies requiring this, but not all parents (or students) are in full support. In part 1, Kelly lays out where the movement is headed and identifies the largest hindrance to school districts putting bans in place.

Articles referenced:

California Joins Growing National Effort to Ban Smartphones Use in Schools
This Florida School District Banned Cellphones. Here’s What Happened.
How a Connecticut middle school won the battle against cellphones
School Cellphone Bans Gain Steam as Los Angeles Unified Signs On
Schools don’t want kids on cellphones. Is banning them the solution?
Alberta to ban cellphones in K-12 classrooms starting in fall
Smartphones are Damaging Our Kids
Will the Phone-Free Movement Work?

Scripture Referenced:

James 3:5-12

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