Survey: Half of all high-school students take a smartphone to school

05/3/2013 | Education Week

A recent survey finds 51% of high-school students carry a smartphone with them to school daily. The nationwide survey of parents, conducted by Grunwald Associates in coordination with the Learning First Alliance, found that about 25% of K-12 students carry a smartphone with them daily, and the rate drops to 8% among students in third through fifth grade. The survey also found that some parents remain concerned by the potential distractions of smartphones in the classroom, education reporter Sean Cavanagh writes in this blog post.

View Full Article in:

Education Week

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Teacher
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran
Principal – North Dayton School of Discovery
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH