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Maryland governor signs repeal of school cell phone ban

eSchool News staff and Wire Service Reports
July 1st, 2001

Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening has approved repealing a ban on bringing cellular phones and pagers to school in 16 of Maryland's 24 jurisdictions. The ban will remain in place in Baltimore city and Baltimore, Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.

Local school officials from other counties will work with the state Department of Education to develop their own policies.

The ban initially was intended to head off drug crimes and

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  • Maryland governor signs repeal of school cell phone ban

    eSchool News staff and wire service reports
    July 1st, 2001

    Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening in May approved repealing a ban on bringing cellular phones and pagers to school in 16 of Maryland's 24 jurisdictions. The ban will remain in place in Baltimore city and Baltimore, Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.

    Local school officials from other counties will work with the state Department of Education to develop their own policies.

    The ban was initially intended to head off drug crimes

    ...

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