ATTN PARENTS & GUARDIANS

ATTN PARENTS & GUARDIANS: Math classes to begin new cell-free zone 3/5/18
No Phone

This program will begin Monday, March 5, 2018. We understand cell phones have great utility, but we're learning cell phone and headphone use has increasingly become a source of distraction and poor behavior. Their use, we've found, negatively impacts learning Madison High School.

 

This is not a concern limited to Madison High School. 
According to a recent national survey, 50 percent of teens said they felt addicted to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents agreed that their kids have a problem putting their devices down. In 2017, a University of Texas at Austin study concluded that "the mere presence of cell phones reduces available cognitive capacity.

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