Cell Phone Ban Is a Tale of Two City Schools

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The city started aggressively enforcing a cellphone ban five years ago in schools. But students at most schools know they can get away with carrying their phones while students at schools with metal detectors pay a price for following the rules, by using trucks and bodegas to stash their phones for a dollar a day. WNYC's Beth Fertig brings us an update on the phone ban in New York City public schools.


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