As a highschool graduate in 2008, I think phones should be allowed but to a certain extent. No texting should be allowed during class times. My cell phone was bought for emergencies such as Columbine or lock downs. My father had heart problems, and one day fell down at home and had a heart attack. The only way he was able to reach me in a timely manner was via my cell phone. If you dont want your children texting/sexting in class, buy a phone plan that doesnt include texting... plain and simple. dont punish other children who have their phones for a ligitimate reason.
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