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Saturday, February 15, 2020
This is needed in every classroom in Richland 2 schools.
When kids come into class, they would set their phones to Silent and place them on the rail by their name. Everyone gets to see whose phone lights up with calls and messages. And no one gets to answer his phone.
What's the Policy in Richland 2?
Board Policy JICJ covers "electronic communication devices". How many high school students know this rule: "High school students may use ECDs such as cellular phones, electronic pagers or any other communications devices before and after school, during their lunch break, within "free zones" (as determined by the principal) and as deemed appropriate by the teacher and approved by the principal for educational and/or instructional purposes only..."
Notice that keyword "and" between principal) and as deemed?
It seems to me that a high school student must meet both ends of that rule. Should "or" replace that "and"? How does a student know where a "free zone" is. Are signs prominently posted at each high school?
OK, that's the rule. What's the "practice"?
Now does anyone wonder why kinds don't follow rules these days?
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