Banning cell phones in schools helps eliminate a common social distraction for students. It also minimizes the potential for students to send out gossip or rumors that alarm people outside the school. A major drawback of... More »

There are pros to having a cell phone in school such as allowing students to make after-school arrangements, ensuring student's safety and allowing students to use the phone's camera for school projects; however, the con... More »

Having cell phones in the classroom has both pros and cons, but there is no clear advantage or disadvantage overall. Most schools adopt a limited usage policy for phones and other technology in the classroom. More »

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Some of the pros of attending a charter school include access to better learning options than the ones public schools offer, and promotion of healthy competition in school, which translates to better individual levels of... More »

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Public schools have the benefits of being free to all students, mixing children from different backgrounds, and offering standard curricula that focus on English and math. Public schools, however, have several disadvanta... More »

Military high schools can offer a sense of discipline and responsibility to students who need it. They are also often academically rigorous. On the other hand, military schools can alienate or frustrate more independent ... More »

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Some arguments for school dress codes state that the practice promotes equality between male and female students and those from different economic backgrounds, improves the overall safety in schools and takes away outsid... More »

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