Madrid bans smartphone use in classrooms

Tuesday 24 December 2019 | 14:47 CET | News
Madrid has become the latest of Spain's autonomous communities to ban smartphones in all state-funded schools following Galicia and Castilla La Mancha, reports RTVE.es. Previously individual schools were responsible for setting their own rules on the use of smartphones in classrooms but the new regional government will outlaw all use starting from 2020-21 school year. The clampdown will affect around 800,000 pupils in 1,700 schools, who will be allowed to confiscate handsets from pupils who breach the prohibition, although each centre will still be able to decide whether or not the devices

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