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Teaching Should phones be allowed in schools?

Should phones be allowed in schools?

Schools should ban mobile phones from the classroom, the culture secretary has said.\n\nMatt Hancock, writing in the Telegraph, said he admired schools who did not allow them, adding that more heads should "follow their lead".\n\nIn a letter to the same paper, a group of Conservative MPs said mobiles should be confiscated at the school gates.\n\nAt the moment, schools are free to set their own rules. So what are the options?

Katie Wright
BBC News

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Should cell phones be allowed in schools?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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