NPR Discusses the Pros and Cons of Phones in School

Should The Parkland Shooting Change How We Think About Phones, Schools and Safety?

“While Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was on lockdown, with an active shooter in the building, students were on their phones. They were tweeting. … They were calling their parents to let them know they were safe and texting classmates to find out if they had survived.”

NPR discusses the pros and cons of phones in school. “…do smartphones in students’ hands really make schools safer? Or do they just make them feel safer? And could there be a cost to that feeling?” Read complete article here: