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    Kaly LeeFeb 13, 2024 at 2:40 pm

    I agree with this because if teachers can go on there phones and make calls when they need to why can’t the students

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    Ashleigh JohnstonJan 4, 2024 at 10:42 am

    I agree with the article. Why should innocent people have to suffer from other people’s mistakes? Comparing phones to a crime was a little much.

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    HeathJan 4, 2024 at 9:52 am

    i think if we aren’t allowed to have our phones out or have them at all the teachers should have to go the day without their phone also if the teachers can’t go the school day without it why do you think students can

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    Maggie BootheJan 4, 2024 at 9:04 am

    I agree with this article but at some points the writer makes things a little too extreme but a good example would be when you are in elementary and their are one or two kids talking in class but the teacher punished everyone by making them sit out at recess.

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    BaylorJan 4, 2024 at 9:03 am

    Some things are extreme in this article

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    Jerry RotenberryJan 4, 2024 at 9:02 am

    I agree that banning phones is to much

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    peyton smithJan 4, 2024 at 9:02 am

    I agree with the article because in a state of emergency or even a not so urgent time when you need to contact your parents or guardians you should not need permission to do such, if the school takes the students phone/bans phones you can no longer do such.

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    AlexJan 4, 2024 at 9:02 am

    real

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    Miley FeamsterJan 4, 2024 at 9:01 am

    This is a really good essay, and I agree with it.

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    AvaJan 4, 2024 at 9:01 am

    nice article

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    AndrewJan 4, 2024 at 9:01 am

    fr this is sooo agreeable

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    CarolynnJan 4, 2024 at 9:01 am

    I agree with him that teachers shouldnt ban phones but students should only use them when the teachers allow it

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    GageJan 4, 2024 at 9:00 am

    I agree banning cell phones is dumb!!!

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    Grant BurdetteJan 4, 2024 at 9:00 am

    I agree, banning cell phones is goofy!!

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    Sam MayoJan 4, 2024 at 8:08 am

    I agree
    keep your phone

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    Wynter ThompsonJan 3, 2024 at 3:11 pm

    i agree with this article. The schools should not ban phones.

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    Biesemeyer IsabellaJan 3, 2024 at 3:10 pm

    I do agree however, to some extent.The getting your phone taken for the 2nd and 3rd time and returned to us at the end of the day punishment has my disagreement. What if I was outside and I need to come down stairs to get my phone back? I could miss my bus, furthermore nobody could pick my phone up due to the closing time for school plus their work time. moreover, some things were a bit of stretch, especially the real crime one. I don’t think they should ban phones, but I think there should be a few changes or ways we can use them or not.

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    AndreaJan 3, 2024 at 3:08 pm

    I agree with this article

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    Gabriel TaylorJan 3, 2024 at 3:06 pm

    I agree with this article. Mr.smead is the best.

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    caseyJan 3, 2024 at 3:06 pm

    I do agree with this post

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    DhaniJan 3, 2024 at 3:06 pm

    yes kids should have there phone but if kids are on there phone 24/7 then the teacher should take it PS…. love you

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    Kelsey HudsonJan 3, 2024 at 3:05 pm

    I agree with this.our phones shouldnt be banned

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    KianaJan 3, 2024 at 3:04 pm

    I agree with this article.

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    GraysonJan 3, 2024 at 3:03 pm

    i agree with this article

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    Aubrey JenkinsJan 3, 2024 at 1:14 pm

    I agree with this statement. Why should innocent people suffer the consequence of others’ misbehavior?

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    Adria RatliffJan 3, 2024 at 1:13 pm

    i agree with this article

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    AryannaJan 3, 2024 at 1:12 pm

    I agree with this article that schools should not ban phones.

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    gabbyJan 3, 2024 at 1:12 pm

    this essay was well thought out and structured beautifully. it brings up great points and counters many arguments. the paragraph about the washington post article was a great addition to the essay. it shows that the writer is credible and put effort into this argument.

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    myeishaJan 3, 2024 at 1:12 pm

    its nice

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    LillianJan 3, 2024 at 1:11 pm

    I think that the article gives good reasoning and examples, but I feel that some of the consequences for catching someone with a phone are a little extreme.

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    PatrickJan 3, 2024 at 1:11 pm

    I agree that cell phones should not be banned and i think this is a good news article

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    Madison CamdenJan 3, 2024 at 1:11 pm

    I agree that school should not ban cell phones. Students should use there phone properly in school but if certain student can’t then maybe don’t let those kids have phones.

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    Ruby DeHavenJan 3, 2024 at 1:11 pm

    I think this is a great argument, and I completely agree with everything that was stated.

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    clayJan 3, 2024 at 1:10 pm

    I agree but I would switch the rules when teachers take your phone . to a more fair options in my opinion.

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    AveryJan 3, 2024 at 1:10 pm

    I thought it was a really good article and that is was well written and I agree with the author and his claim

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    GavinJan 3, 2024 at 1:10 pm

    I agree with this very much because it would cause more problems to ban them just in case of danger,

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    Dylan MitchemJan 3, 2024 at 11:13 am

    Some things in the actual are a little much but mostly it is good.

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    Annie WhitedJan 3, 2024 at 11:13 am

    I agree with this, I don’t agree with banning the phones!
    -Annie Whited

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    Victoria BennettJan 3, 2024 at 11:13 am

    I like the article but most parents can’t get their child’s phone after the 2nd time they get their phone taken. Instead of having the parent get the phone give the child other punishments.

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    Brody HamricJan 3, 2024 at 11:13 am

    Cool

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      Grant BurdetteJan 4, 2024 at 8:56 am

      That’s pretty cool!!

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      GageJan 4, 2024 at 8:56 am

      that’s pretty cool!!!!!

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      Nathan DixonJan 4, 2024 at 10:40 am

      cool

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      William VickersJan 4, 2024 at 10:40 am

      cooooooooooooool

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      Nathan PackJan 4, 2024 at 10:40 am

      Cool

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    Kyrie SpanglerJan 3, 2024 at 11:13 am

    I completely agree with this article, however I believe a few things are a bit of a stretch. In the second paragraph. the author compared the, “no phones rule” to crime, and personally I believe that is something too unfair to compare. Though the rest of the article, I agree.

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    Alicea FitzwaterJan 3, 2024 at 11:12 am

    I do agree to some extent but the getting your phone taken for the 2nd time and returned to us at the end of the day what if we are all the way outside and have to come own stairs to get our phone back there’s a chance we could miss the bus. And some things were a bit of stretch especially the real crime one i don’t think they should ban phones but i think there should be a few changes or ways we can use them or not.

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    Layne LambertJan 3, 2024 at 11:12 am

    Valid article, they shouldn’t ban phones and should have exceptions.

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    Jean-MarcJan 3, 2024 at 11:12 am

    I agree they should not ban phones in school.

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      heath carolaJan 4, 2024 at 9:50 am

      real

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    Alea HarperJan 3, 2024 at 11:12 am

    I agree with half of this article. Some things could be changed, grammar, valid points, etc. I personally think some things are a bit too much to compare with cell phones such as a home robbery.

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    Nathan DixonJan 3, 2024 at 11:11 am

    Don’t think they should ban phones at all!

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    William VickersJan 3, 2024 at 11:11 am

    Some things in your article are a bit of a reach.

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    Nathan PackJan 3, 2024 at 11:11 am

    I believe that phones should not be banned but they shouldnt be allowed regularly.

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    Maggie BrownJan 3, 2024 at 10:22 am

    I 100% agree with all of the information that the creater has provided for the reader, minus the fact how I wasn’t really into the fact on how you tried to explain the jail scenario. I didn’t feel the way i did aboutallf the other ones you provided.

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    Alyssa BurnsJan 3, 2024 at 10:22 am

    I agree with most of this!! I definitely do not think cell phones should not be banned. But I do think the punishments should be a bit different. I feel like suspension, or even expulsion is definitely to much.

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    Ta'NayaJan 3, 2024 at 10:21 am

    I belive that schools should not have any opinion on our property and when we use it.

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    Tonya MartinJan 3, 2024 at 10:21 am

    On one side, I do agree that phones shouldn’t get banned in schools, however I feel the article is slightly harsh, and some of the statements and examples do not fit. I feel what he stated in the beginning wasn’t really proven throught out the rest of the paraghraphs. I beleieve there is a time and place when you can use your phone, and the rest of the time it should be avoid. I just think this article couldve used some improving.

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    hayden hokeJan 3, 2024 at 10:21 am

    i think that expulsion over a phone is a little extreme there are other ways to discipline a student

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    BTJan 3, 2024 at 10:20 am

    I agree with you Austen. I think teachers overreact way too much and that they’re not that big of a deal in the right use.

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    lauren parsonsJan 3, 2024 at 10:20 am

    i agree with u austen. some of your points are irrelevant but the school shooting one is a good point, the one talking about jail was the worst one

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    Laney DePriestJan 3, 2024 at 10:20 am

    Beautiful. I agree that banning is very extra.

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    GGJan 3, 2024 at 9:16 am

    That escalated quickly. Went from “Schools shouldn’t ban phones” to “Imagine a school shooting.” I get the point but if there was a shooting a lot of rules aren’t applied because there is a bigger issue going on.

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      AustenJan 4, 2024 at 10:31 am

      The paragraph after the one you are talking about explains how in an article, a teacher at a school stated that students should not be using their phones during an emergency.

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    Mason A SmithJan 3, 2024 at 8:42 am

    I agree, i don’t think we should ban phones either.

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    GraciJan 3, 2024 at 8:40 am

    I agree with your argument. I think the points you make are strong. Though I also think the punishments are a bit extreme. Getting your phone at the end of the day can be a problem if you needed to walk across the school to get it, and there’s a chance you could miss the bus.

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    Magdalene SullivanJan 3, 2024 at 8:40 am

    I agree to an extent with what you had to say. Banning all phones won’t solve the problems that the schools may face.

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    James CookJan 3, 2024 at 8:40 am

    I agree and I would rather have normal punishments instead of insane punishments.

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    Raiden SmithJan 3, 2024 at 8:39 am

    I agree due to people who are going to have their phones out and are going to get in trouble because it’s a rule we are going to follow it but it is not going to help taking away everyone else phone because only one got in trouble with it.

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    OwenJan 3, 2024 at 8:39 am

    I agree

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    gracen smithJan 3, 2024 at 8:39 am

    i forgot what it said but im sure it was good

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    isaiah carrJan 3, 2024 at 8:39 am

    I agree

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    Laney HunterJan 3, 2024 at 8:38 am

    I agree with everything said except for the recommended punishments. i feel like suspension and expulsion are too extreme and that detention should be the worst punishment.

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    nathanJan 3, 2024 at 8:38 am

    good argument.

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    EthanJan 3, 2024 at 8:38 am

    Good argument

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    TrentonJan 3, 2024 at 8:38 am

    I agree with this article that we should be able to use our phone at the appropriate time because its better to have a phone then not to have one

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    garyJan 3, 2024 at 8:37 am

    i agree

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    Samuel WilliamsJan 3, 2024 at 8:37 am

    I think we should be allowed to use our cell phones in school when there is not teaching going on. You don’t know what someone is going through at home and they may need their phone in case something happens.

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    lucious winfreyJan 3, 2024 at 8:37 am

    keep ur phone no matter what

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    NyasiaJan 2, 2024 at 12:51 pm

    I believe everyone should be responsible and respectful regarding their phones. If the teacher is lecturing then no one should be on their phones but if the teacher isn’t and the student has their work done, they should be able to be on their phones.

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    LindsayJan 2, 2024 at 12:51 pm

    I think people should be respectful and responsible when they use their phone, I think it should be common sense to know the right and wrong time to use your phone. If you’re using your phone in a class you know you aren’t suppose to, then punishment should be used. You knew you weren’t suppose to be using it and you still did it so you should take the consequence for your actions.

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    Taylor BrammerJan 2, 2024 at 12:49 pm

    If the teacher is lecturing or having a class discussion, you should not be allowed to have your cell phone. However, if it is an independent project you should be allowed to because many people do work more efficiently while listening to music or even block out other sounds such as classmates talking.

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    MadelynJan 2, 2024 at 12:49 pm

    I think that if I have done my work and have an A in my class and i ask for permission i should be able to use it because I feel like i put in my work i should get a little freedom.

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    MiaJan 2, 2024 at 12:48 pm

    I agree with person because you need your phone for emergency in schools, and i believe if i have A in a class i can have my cell phone out. but if i don’t then i don’t get my phone at .

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    Morgan EagleJan 2, 2024 at 12:48 pm

    I agree with the writer said because if I was in a crises I would want to be able to call my family

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    jonathanJan 2, 2024 at 12:48 pm

    I have nothing to say or comment

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    Logan MassieJan 2, 2024 at 12:48 pm

    I think that this writer has some strong arguments, and I agree mostly with this article.

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    HayleeJan 2, 2024 at 12:47 pm

    I believe that if i had an A in class and behave and do my work I shall be eligible to have my cellular device in class.

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    Ian GumJan 2, 2024 at 12:46 pm

    Yes, I feel as if I have an A grade in the class, perfect attendance, and all work turned in I should be permitted use of my phone.

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    Kimber GillilanJan 2, 2024 at 12:46 pm

    I agree with this opinion, because there are times in the day we should be able to have our phones. Such as lunch, at the end of class, and of course in case of an emergency.

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    AaliyahJan 2, 2024 at 12:45 pm

    I believe that this essay is very relevant and I completely agree to what is being said…

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    Kaedin McNeeleyJan 2, 2024 at 12:45 pm

    I believe that if i have an A and thats a good kid in class i feel like i should have my phone

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    Oliver SillsJan 2, 2024 at 12:44 pm

    I agree with most of it but they talked too much about crisis.

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