Should iPods and cell phones be used during school hours?

09/29/2010 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Some Massachusetts schools are weighing the educational benefits of iPods, cell phones and other devices while trying to curb classroom distractions. Students in one district said listening to music on MP3 players helps them concentrate on schoolwork. Still, some school officials say iPods are distracting, and theft of the devices is a concern.

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