Even China Middle Schools Ban Phones

This middle school in Hebei Province, Northern China, uses metal detectors to find hidden cell phones carried by students. This is kind of shocking, considering how plugged into wireless technology the country is.

Summary: A middle school in Langfang of Hebei province believes that the disadvantages of mobile phones towards student studies exceed their advantages. Beginning a campus “war against cell phones”, [the school] is using metal detectors to find and ban student mobile phones and also does not allow teachers to use cell phones on campus. At the same time, [the school] has invested over 200,000 yuan installing 160 magnetic card pay phones on campus for students to use.

Smart Phones will not be allowed, courtesy ChinaSmack

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