The ban on mobile phones in schools (also banishes (from (primary ,…
The ban on mobile phones in schools
to be more active.
a campaign pledgeof President Emmanuel Macron
brought in under a law
Junior high schools.
taking students aged 15 to 18
also be allowed to initiate partial or total bans
though they will not be obligatory.
the law, which has prompted vigorous debate, will reduce distraction in the classroom, combat bullyingand encourage children to be more active during recess.
of French adolescents
aged between 12 and 17
have a mobile phone.
Support of the ban
limit the spread of
pornographic content among children.
Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer
as "a law for the 21st century"
that would improve discipline among France's 12 million schoolchildren
Being open to the technologies of the future doesn't mean we have to accept all their uses