N.Y. district’s school board considers banning cellphones

January 15, 2019 | Fox 13

Sarasota school board members are considering a district-wide ban on cellphones in the classroom.

Board member Bridget Ziegler is endorsing a sweeping ban that would prohibit any cellphone use during school, regardless of age or grade.

Chairwoman Jane Goodwin has reportedly proposed a ban that would grant cellphone access based on grade level. Elementary school students would have no access to their phones, while middle and high school students would have restricted access.

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