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Cell Phones in High School

  • Date Submitted: 11/18/2013 05:29 PM
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Cell Phones and the Effects in School
The students at Northern Guilford High School feel that rule number 27 in the student handbook is fair. The students feel that we should have this rule for one reason, such as it is a distraction to the teacher and other students. The second reason is that it is one of the number one ways that students cheat on test. The third reason is that other students are getting harassed by other students. These are some of the many ways why the school should keep the cell phone policy.
The first reason we should keep the cell phone policy is because it is a distraction to everyone. Teachers feel that if the student is using their cell phones in class it is very distracting to them while they are teaching a class. When they ask them to put is up they do the first time but, then they just take it out aging. Then the teacher has to take the cell phone and that’s when the students start to get mad. Then the students refuse to give it to them and the teacher has call administration to come deal with the issue. This is why cell phones are a distraction in school.
The second reason we should keep the cell phone is because they are one of the number one ways that kids cheat on test. The students at Northern Guilford High School said that they don’t cheat. They said that they don’t tell them the answers they just tell them what the test is on and what they need to know. The staff at Northern Guilford High School said that they consider this cheating because they are giving them clues if you would say that. That statics show that 18 out of 30 students have committed cheating in some way in their life. This is just another way to prove way we could keep the cell phone policy at the school.
The final reason why we should keep the rule is that students are being bullied or harassed. At Northern Guilford High School the staff has to deal with over 10 to 20 bulling or harassment cases in one school year. We talked to one student who said that they...

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