Quebec students use cellphones in school despite bans

In Quebec, Canada, many secondary schools prohibit students from using cellphones on campus. However, data show that students are not turning off their phones despite the bans -- and, in fact, are using the devices for purposes such as plagiarising and bullying. Experts say this trend presents a problem for schools, which are addressing it in various ways, including enforcing all-out bans on cellphones or allowing them to be used in the classroom for academic purposes.

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