Students and staff say blanket bans on cell phones are unenforceable, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and it's that sentiment that has many Minnesota schools tweaking their policies--not in defeat, but to better align with reality. Richfield High School once had a total ban on cell phones. But Principal Jill Johnson said she started hearing confessions from teachers that they were just as guilty of sneaking a call during the day to their students. Now, Richfield schools allow cell phones; you just can't use them during class. Johnson said that gives students a chance to show responsibility. "What seems

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