Nev. district scraps digital ban to make way for BYOD program

06/21/2013 | Las Vegas Sun

The Clark County, Nev., school board has voted unanimously to eliminate a long-standing ban on students bringing to school their own digital devices, including cellphones, laptops and tablet computers. Supporters say the policy allows for bring-your-own-device programs that will transform classroom learning. Some critics, however, have raised concerns over cheating, theft and whether teachers will be able to accommodate students' varied devices.

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