School leader to push for end of St. Tammany student cell phone ban

Updated: May. 4, 2018 at 6:27 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The superintendent of Saint Tammany Parish public schools wants to lift a ban on cell phones for students.

According to our partners at|The Times-Picayune, Superintendent Trey Folse thinks the school district will need to walk a fine line when phasing in cell phone use because he thinks cell phones can become a distraction. At the same time, he plans to push to abolish the ban because he thinks it's antiquated.

He says cell phones are needed because students need to be able to communicate with parents after school or in emergencies.

Superintendent folse says he will ask the school board to consider his proposal.

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