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leerkas37
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XLAV
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Should middle school students own a cell phone

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XLAV
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/22/2014 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,226 times Debate No: 44410
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leerkas37

Con

Personally I do not think that middle school students should have phone ,because its kind of a distraction myself am a middle schooler at West Middle School in Traverse city and ever where I look I see textured if you are a parent reading this I would not recommend getting a phone for your child until their older like when they are in high school,Some parents think that their kids are using their phone for educational uses at school,and if you think that your wrong say no to phones!!!!!!!!!!
XLAV

Pro

I would like to thank my opponent for this debate. I am arguing that middle school students (Age 11-13) should own a cell phone.

Source of age: http://www.fulbright.org.uk...

Now for the arguments.

1. Cell phones offer middle school students a more convenient way to call home in cases of emergency, change of plans or to simply to keep in touch with friends and family.

2. Cell phones help teach middle school students responsibility.
Debate Round No. 1
leerkas37

Con

leerkas37 forfeited this round.
XLAV

Pro

I extend my arguments.
Debate Round No. 2
leerkas37

Con

leerkas37 forfeited this round.
XLAV

Pro

FF

I rest my case.

Vote Pro!
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by XLAV 3 years ago
XLAV
Um this is not where we debate.
Posted by leerkas37 3 years ago
leerkas37
Well I think you are wrong I have seen a lot of very inappropriate pictures and sayings on kids phones
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Vote Placed by SeventhProfessor 3 years ago
SeventhProfessor
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Vote Placed by black_squirrel 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con forfeited so conduct goes to pro. Cell phones can be a useful way to communicate with parents if plans change. But students probably should only use their phones before and after regular school hours. Arguments to PRO, because PRO has convincing arguments for limited use/owning of cell phones.