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...Have a Cell Phone


This is one of the trickiest questions of modern parenting: When should my child get a cell phone? There are many pros and cons to giving kids a cell phone and allowing them to take it to school, so it's a tough call.

Q: At what age do you think it's appropriate to allow children to bring cell phones to school?

7% 

As soon as they can dial.

13% 

Age 8-11

55% 

Age 12-15

17% 

Age 16 or older

8% 

Cell phones are unnecessary for kids.

3602 Total votes cast.

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August 30, 2014



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