DeWine says Ohio schools should consider phone-free policies for classrooms

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In the last few years, a contingent of Ohio’s middle and high schools enacted policies banning phones, and Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday he believes districts statewide should take heed.

Some district leaders and school principals whose buildings already have phone-free policies in place met for a roundtable at Dublin City Schools on Wednesday morning, led by Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted.

As of this academic year, the five middle schools within Dublin City Schools are entirely cellphone free. High school students are required to power their phones off during the day, but can still bring their devices to school with them.

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