by Jodi Freedman | Examiner.com | August 11, 2009

Cells phones are nowadays a main form of communication in kids’ lives. Do cell phones have a place in schools? Both parents and educators debate cell phone use, in and out of the classroom.

According to CMCH, research conducted by C&R Research revealed that 22% of young children (ages 6-9), 60% of tweens (ages 10-14), and 84% of teens (ages 15-18) own a cell phone.

If you are thinking about purchasing a cell phone for your child to take to school, consider purchase a child-friendly cell phone and discuss appropriate circumstances, places and uses for cell phones.

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