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www.edutopia.org/blog/texting-classroom-audrey-watters

The popularity of text-messaging has long been given as one of the main reasons why cellphones are a distraction in the classroom. If students are texting, they're not paying attention. Texting is often viewed as the new form of passing notes in the back of the class. The assumption is, of course, that this SMS communication is always off-topic.

www.cbsnews.com/news/how-compulsive-texting-affects-teens-school-performance

How compulsive texting affects teens at school. By Ashley Welch Updated on: October 5, 2015 / 5:15 PM / CBS News It's no secret that teens love texting. Surveys show it has become their preferred ...

www.schoolsecurity.org/trends/cell-phones-and-text-messaging-in-schools

Cell Phones and Text Messaging in Schools. National School Safety and Security Services has received a number of inquiries after school shootings over the years asking if schools should allow and/or encourage students to carry cell phones in school as a tool for their safety during a school shooting or other crisis.Similar inquiries were received after the Columbine High School attack in 1999 ...

www.debate.org/debates/Texting-in-school-is-it-THAT-bad/1

I don't believe texting in class is THAT bad. I did a study where I sent a survey to random people on TaylorConnect.com (Taylor Swift official forums) and found that 85% of the high school students surveyed (300) felt like the administrators at their school spent most of their time dealing with cell-phone related issues while other more serious issued (cheating, stealing) were being ignored.

www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2019/09/30/florida-texting-driving-law-school...

Florida texting/driving law: Put cell phone down in school zones, construction zones starting Oct. 1. Florida's texting and driving law: A hand-held phone violation will cost you $60 plus taxes ...

www.brighthubeducation.com/classroom-management/46216-what-teachers-can-do...

Text messaging addiction often distracts students from learning. Too many students use text messaging to spread malicious gossip throughout the school. Student texting can have a negative influence on learning. Tips for the teacher to quell the use of text messaging in the classroom. The teacher can also use the opportunity for the good by teaching students how their messages might not remain ...

www.txtwire.com/uses/school-texting-service

SMS Options for Schools Make the Grade. You know that your community is on the go, and that can make it difficult to contact parents, teachers, and students. You need a technology that provides a fast and effective way to send out announcements, schedule information, and emergency alerts.

www.slicktext.com/industries/schools.php

Mass Texting for Schools Text messaging helps staff stay in touch with students, parents, and administration during a time of emergency. Relay event reminders, closings/cancellations, and last minute updates. Why rely on flyers, phone calls, or even email to send out mass alerts to the student body?

simpletexting.com/guide/text-messaging-for-schools

Schools and educational institutions from K-12 to colleges can use the power and convenience of bulk text messaging and SMS services to instantly communicate with students, parents, and faculty.

www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-how-teachers-cope-with-texting-in-class...

Last week, following the release of a video showing a sheriff’s deputy body-slamming a South Carolina high school student over her use of a cellphone in class, we asked teachers to tell us how ...