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School Board Limits Student Cell Phone Use


Cell phone use by Transylvania County school students will be severely limited this term.

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted 4-1 on Monday to requirie "any wireless communication and/ or electronic device" be turned off and kept in a locked car or locker during the school day.

After the policy was approved, School Board Chairwoman Teresa McCall said the former policy would have worked if teachers and administration had enforced it.

"But we've opened the door and let these in just like a lot of things that we should have never let in," she said.

"Now we have the chance to clos...

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