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The ban on mobile phones in schools
have dismissed the ban
as a public relations exercise
predicted it will be difficult to apply.
has left schools
to decide how to implement the new rules
they store students' phones
in lockers during the day
but some schools don't have them.
that in French schools
already introduced their own ban
breaking the rules
using their phones anyway.
Schools all over the world
have struggled to adapt to the rise
of pocket-sized devices
as parents grow increasingly anxious
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio
lifted a ban on phones
in his city's schools on security grounds,
parents should be allowed to stay in touch with their children.
a 40-year-old centrist
pledged widespread reforms when
he was elected and education has been no exception.