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SCHOOL-BASED POLICY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR LAW FOR USE OF CELL PHONES, COMPUTING DEVICES, AND PORTABLE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY

Students are permitted to bring the following electronic items to school: 1) cell phones; 2) laptops, tablets, iPads and other similar computing devices (“computing devices”); and 3) portable music and entertainment systems, such as iPods, MP3 players, PSP, and Nintendo DS.
A. The use of cell phones, computing devices and portable music and entertainment systems at school is subject to the restrictions below.
Cell phones and portable music and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used during classes or administration of any school quiz, test or examination.
Computing devices may not be turned on or used during the administration of any school quiz, test or examination, except where such use has been explicitly authorized by the school or is contained in an Individualized Education Program or Section 504 Accommodation Plan.
Use of cell phones, computing devices, portable music and entertainment systems and other electronic devices during the administration of state standardized examinations is not allowed
Cell phones, computing devices and portable music and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used during school fire drills or other emergency preparedness exercises.

B Computing devices may be used as set forth below:

During the school day:
Computing systems may be turned on and used only during instructional time for instructional and educational purposes.

C Portable music and entertainment systems may be used as set forth below.
During the school day:
Portable music devices and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used during instructional time, except for instructional and educational purposes with the explicit approval of the teacher.
D Confiscation and return of electronic items
If students violate any of the above mentioned policies they will
receive one warning about the situation.
A second violation will result in Confiscation of said device and
will be returned to the student at the end of class or the end of the
day based on staff preference.
A third violation will result in Confiscation of said device and a
Mandatory Parental Conference and student will enter a
Behavioral Contract.
A forth violation of the school’s electronic policy will result in
the Revocation of all Electronic privileges to bring items to
school