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Sarasota school board considers banning cellphones in classrooms

SARASOTA, Fla. (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 ... read more

Sarasota school board member wants to ban cell phones from the classroom

SARASOTA, Fla. — The cell phone policy for students in Sarasota might be changing in a big way if one school board member has her way: She wants to ban cell phones in the classroom. School board membe... read more

Sarasota County School District considering ban on cell phones during school day

Vice-Chair of the Sarasota County School Board. Zucker says she’s in favor of high school students having access to their cell phones. Jeffrey Leaf is a retired high school and college teacher. He say... read more

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Sarasota, Fla., Debates a Complete Ban on Cellphones in Schools

Yet in Sarasota County Schools, the reality is a little different. Students are allowed to have cellphones on campus but they are asked to have them "powered off and concealed from view" during the sc... read more


Proposal to ban cell phones at Sarasota County Schools

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - Could cell phones be banned from Sarasota county schools? A school board member is proposing the idea for ... so Ziegler proposes an all-out ban during school hours. “Why aren’ ... read more

School district considers banning cellphones from the classroom

... District is considering banishing cell phones and other mobile devices from the classroom. A proposal for a new policy addressing the issue was read for the first time during a Monday night distri... read more

School Board Considers Lifting Ban on Cell Phones

Members of the Prince George's County Board of Education are considering lifting a ban on cellphones for most students in the district. The policy went into effect in August 2010, which effectively ba... read more

NK-Arnold board considers dress code provisions for students

The school board is considering an initial vote Sept. 22 on a districtwide dress code that would ban some ... such as cellphones, in school. Use of the devices would be allowed only in hallways, study ... read more

Bill would ban cell phone use by school bus drivers

A House bill filed in Tallahassee this session would ban cell phone use by school bus drivers, including those at private schools and even when no children are on board ... Sarasota, Pinellas and Hill... read more

Several Pasco County schools face changes if student test scores do not improve

Superintendent Kurt Browning has in the past bristled at what he considers the state's heavy ... district began letting them use their own cellphones and other devices in classrooms five years ago. Sc... read more

School ban on pagers may end

Twelve years ago, the General Assembly banned students from carrying pagers onto school grounds ... The House voted 110-26 to lift the ban -- which in practice has been construed to cover cell phones ... read more

NYC Takeover of Schools Gets Mixed Reviews

Critics complain about a lack of checks and balances and some former supporters of mayoral control hope to strip away some power when the Legislature considers reauthorizing ... mayor over a longtime ... read more



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