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Should mobile phones be banned from schools?

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Some schools have begun banning mobile phones, but many say this policy ignores reality, doesn't teach kids to use the tech. Your view?
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By Daria Christine There's more computing power in a smart phone than it took to put a man on the moon; the key is to make their phones (or tablets, or whatever tech is available) an integral part of the program; network administration and data control to teach proper balance; these are powerful tools being used as toys because our systems don't teach how to think, how to research, or how to find and consult seminal documents; on't take them away, teach them balance, perspective, and respect for the power they keep in a pocket.
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