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L 24 of teens attend schools that ban all cell phones

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Unformatted text preview: ns attend schools that ban all cell phones from school grounds. l Still, 65% of cell -owning teens at schools that completely ban phones bring their phones to school every day. l 58% of cell -owning teens at schools that ban phones have sent a text message during class. l 43% of all teens who take their phones to school say they text in class at least once a day or more. l 64% of teens with cell phones have texted in class; 25% have made or received a call during class time. Cell phones help bridge the digital divide by providing internet access to less privileged teens. Still, for some teens, using the internet from their mobile phone is "too expensive." Teens from low -income households, particularly African -Americans, are much more Pew Internet than otherLife Project go likely & American teens to Teens and Mobile Phones | 7 online using a cell phone. This is a pattern that mirrors Pew Internet Project findings about adults and their cell phones . phone is "too expensive." Te...
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