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The Ohio County Board of Education is considering a new policy that would ban the use of cellphones during instruction at Wheeling Park High School and officially prohibit their use in middle schools. The policy is now going before principals for comment, sparking a debate among students and parents.

At the first meeting of the term, the Ohio County Board of Education discussed the potential impact of this policy on student focus and engagement in the classroom. While some argue that cellphones can be a distraction and disrupt the learning environment, others believe that they can be used as educational tools and for communication in case of emergencies.

The decision to ban cellphones in schools raises questions about how students will adapt to this change and the potential consequences for their social interactions and behavior. As the debate continues, students, parents, and educators are considering the implications of this new policy on the school community. Stay tuned for updates on this evolving story.

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