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New research suggests cellphones should be banned in classrooms

posted May 15, 2015, 10:57 AM by gjones@modoccoe.k12.ca.us

Earlier this week, researchers from Louisiana State University and the University of Texas found that when schools implemented a cellphone ban across campus, student test scores increased by as much as 6 percent.

“We found that the impact of banning phones for these students equivalent to an additional hour a week in school, or to increasing the school year by five days,” said the authors of the study, as reported by The Conversation.

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