Michigan district takes tough line on cell phones and iPods

July 24, 2007
Plymouth-Canton schools will suspend students caught using the devices.

Plymouth-Canton (Mich.) Community Schools is getting tough on students caught using cell phones or iPods in school, going further than most districts in the state by punishing them with automatic suspensions for breaking the rules. It's an unpopular move with students, but one that the district says is necessary to address a surge in violations of rules. The district says it tackles growing concerns about safety, security and students using electronic devices to cheat during class.

Click here to read The Detroit Free Press article.

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