Starting Today Cell Phones Are Banned In Ontario Classrooms

Starting today, cell phones are essentially banned in Ontario classrooms. During the provincial consultation on education reform in fall 2018, 97% of parents, students and educators expressed the view that there should be some sort of restriction on the use of cellphones at school.  Starting today, students can no longer use cell phones during instructional time, however, there are a lot of loopholes here. Cell phones can be used for educational purposes, at the discretion of the teacher or for health and medical purposes or to support special education needs.

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan