Texas districts lift electronics ban to facilitate student learning

08/16/2010 | San Antonio Express-News

At least two Texas districts have eased school policies to allow students to use cell phones and other electronic devices in the classroom if they are being used for educational reasons. "The students are expecting immediate answers and, if we don't always have a room full of computers and they do have answers right there in their pockets, it's sad for us to say, 'I know it's there and you can't [use it],'" said Jennifer Faulkner, a director of instructional and information technology.

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