Gov. Mike DeWine signs bill that could restrict cell phones in schools

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DUBLIN, Ohio (WXIX) – As technology continues to advance and becomes more prevalent in everyone’s lives, schools are beginning to face the repercussions and effects that come with living in a digital age.

On Wednesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bipartisan bill regarding cell phones in the classroom – a problem many administrators and teachers have been trying to solve as students’ attention continues to be taken by the devices.

School administrators and teachers are hoping House Bill 250 is what they need to fix the problem.

“The research is clear. The jury is out: We know cell phones in our schools are a distraction,” Dublin City School District Superintendent Dr. John Marschhausen said. “We know cell phones in our schools and the proliferation of social media has a negative impact on the students that we serve.”

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