Parents, students react after Georgia school district votes to lock up phones during the school day

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Students say it will be a huge adjustment to put their cell phones in a magnetic pouch when school starts.


Tom Jones with WSB-TV spoke to some DeKalb County parents who say they need that line of communication to coordinate schedules with their children.

“I understand it, but it’s just a little bit scary,” student Eyasu Gebremarim said.

Gebremarim, who is a junior at Tucker High School, is not looking forward to disconnecting from his cell phone at the start of the school year.

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