|Re: Should Kids Have Cell Phones in School?|
|Steven J. Sobol (sjsobol@JustThe.net)|
Tue, 9 Jan 2007 05:43:41 +0000 (UTC)
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Henry wrote:|
> Steven J. Sobol <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
>> We just got a phone for our teenage girl. It's great because it offers
>> But she'd better not ever have it turned on during school.
> (1) Parents say 'Don't ever do that!'
> (2) At the very first opportunity, teenager does 'that'.
Indeed, which is why I've never told her "don't use your cellphone at
Actually, she's a good kid, and has high aspirations along with very
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
She doesn't go anywhere without parental supervision right now, from
As she becomes more autonomous, the safety issue will come into play.
> For myself, I got one primarily in the case my car breaks down. If
She's only 14, but yes, that was one of the reasons I was thinking of,
Yes, right now it's 99.9% convenience and 0.1% safety. :)
Steve Sobol, Professional Geek ** Java/VB/VC/PHP/Perl ** Linux/*BSD/Windows
It's all fun and games until someone starts a bonfire in the living room.
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