11/03/2011 05:24 pm ET | Updated Jan 03, 2012

Cellphone Ban: Should New York City Schools Revoke It?

The City of New York banned cell phones in public schools five years ago. And now, when nearly every teen has a cell phone and schools enforce the ban to very different levels, students are speaking out about how the ban has become outdated and should be lifted. Parents have argued that not allowing their children to have cell phones is a safety issue, while some students have pointed out that technology can be used for educational purposes. Should New York City schools revoke the cellphone ban? Take our poll and share your thoughts in the comments below!

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