Mobile phones will be banned in New South Wales (NSW) high school classrooms if the Labor party wins the next state election in March.
A blanket ban on phones is already in place in primary schools but is optional for high schools to implement.
NSW Labor Leader Chris Minns said he would extend the blanket ban to all high schools in a bid to stop classroom distractions and failing academic standards.
The ban would put NSW in line with Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia, and Tasmania.
“We’ll leave it up to schools—whether they collect all mobile phones at the beginning of the day or they just make it a blanket rule that you cannot take it out of your bag,” Minns told 2GB Radio….
Source: The Epoch Times