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    caused you to be distracted? Texting instead of paying attention in school is when you bring your cell phone to class and text or use social media when the teacher isn’t looking and you aren’t listening. My topic is controversial because people cannot agree on it. Many adults and a few students want to ban cell phones, but everyone else wants to remain using their phones at school. I support banning cellphones in schools because texting and using social media in class leads to lower GPA and test

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    Policymakers who have become increasingly concerned about drivers using cell phones now have a new worry: According to a study of four jurisdictions that have banned the use of hand-held devices while driving, the laws have not reduced accident rates. The study, conducted by the Highway Loss Data Institute, an insurance industry group, looked at accident rates before and after cell phone bans took effect in New York, the District of Columbia, Connecticut and California. It found that month-to-month

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    changing. Different generations grew up with different things. One of the newer changes is technology. My parents can remember a time when there was no such thing as a cell phone and computer were just big boxes that took up almost the whole room. One of the more recent changes is cell phones. Practically everyone owns a cell phone. Cell phones can be valuable tools. They’re helpful if you’d like to call someone or want to research something up on the web. All though they have their practical uses they

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    In the 21st century, cell phones have been a popular choice of entertainment and communication for most of the population. It is not uncommon to walk around a grocery store or to venture out in public without seeing an individual using a cellular device of some sort; even at restaurants or the movies. When a teenager or an adult gets their hands on a smartphone, they just don’t know when to put them down. Although smartphones shouldn’t be banned in certain facilities (if they pay their own money

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    The usage of cell phones is increasing dramatically in the world today, especially among the student body. The principal’s idea of banning cell phones from the school has to be one of the best ideas yet. Why does a student even need to use a cell phone during school? The usage of cell phones in a school or a business can only lead to disaster. Students could be texting friends the answers on tests, talking on the phone and not paying attention and miss an announcement, or they might talk or text

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    Cell phones are the number one essential that people carry on a day to day basis. It is the necessary device to help connect with one another. The school board states that cellular device should be expelled completely from school grounds since it may distract other students from learning in a school environment. Banning cell phones completely on school grounds is not the right idea to help solve the problem because of the students safety and the ability to communicate with their parents or guardians

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    Banning cellphones in places like schools, restaurants, movies, and in stores is outrageous. Cellphones can be useful while shopping or going to dinner. There are coupons that can be search on a cellphone to get better deals. Looking for stores, movie theaters, and restaurants can be searched on maps. Teenagers like to go out and their parents like to know where they are at all times. Which this means that they will need their cellphones with them. First of all schools are strict about not allowing

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    setting policies on digital device. The principal at my school has also set policies on banning cell phones in school. Students should not be permitted to use cell phones in school. Using cell phones during school allows students to cheat. Students will be more distracted by cell phones and pay less attention to the teacher and to the lesson. Students have a higher chance of getting in trouble if they use cell phones in school rather than if they are not allowed to use digital devices in school.

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    spends on their electronic devices is affecting their learning at school. Some schools have banned the use of cell phones. A study at the University of Texas and Louisiana has shown solid proof of exam scores increased by six percent with the restriction on cell phone use. As stated in the Time's piece (ref., University of Texas, Louisiana State University), “We found the impact of banning phones for these students equivalent to an additional hour a week in school, or to increasing the school year by

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    The second formulation of Kantianism states that people should never be used as a means to an end. One may argue that by banning cell phones they are using the students simply to increase the reputation of the university. However, the students are being treated as an end themselves. Although they may not like it, the banning of electronics would be beneficial to the students as they would be able to pay more attention in class. Therefore, we see that this would be an ethically justified decision

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