should students be allowed to have cell phones in elementary and high schools?




It should be allowed to use cell phones in schools as if there is an emergency case parents can easily inform their children. Now day’s students have smart cell phones which can use APPS and they can also access internet or type notes using these smart cell phones. The private business sector has invested millions of dollars in creating mobile learning applications, students can access digital libraries using Library Apps, they can listen to audio books, they can learn how to spell using grammar APPS, they can learn Math using Math Apps etc.
On the other hand, Cell phones should not be allowed in schools because if the students get bored, they might use them to play games or do other activities that distract their attention from learning. They can be used to cheat on tests. With all the new smartphones that have internet access, it is easy enough to simply google an answer. Even on smartphones can be used to text answers.

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