Schools: Relaxed cell-phone policies curb sneak texting

Officials in some Ohio and Kentucky high schools say students benefit from relaxed cell-phone policies -- and educators are spending less time "being the cell-phone police." Some schools have eased bans on the mobile devices and allow students to use them at designated times, while others allow students to use their cell phones in class for educational purposes with a teacher's permission. "It's actually decreased their [sneak] texting in class," one teacher said.

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