Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Cell phones forbidden in school

BAJURA: Though it comes as bad news to students and teachers of Malika Higher Secondary School, the school administration deems it inevitable for quality education.

Harried by the increasing use of cellphones in the school, the administration has prohibited students from carrying cell phones to schools, while teachers are not allowed to use cell phones.The teachers, however, can carry their cell phones to school.

The school administration said that it took the decision in the wake of increasing use of mobile phones in classrooms which hampered their studies.

According to Janakraj Jaisi, a teacher, the school administration was compelled to enforce the prohibitory rule as number of students using mobile phones in the classrooms was on the rise and studies were hampered a lot.”

There are about 2,000 students in the school.
source: The Himalayan Times