Cell Phones and Electronic Devices
1. Cell phones and portable music and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used during the school day on school premises. School premises include indoor areas (classrooms, hallways, stairways, gymnasium, bathrooms, cafeteria, and auditorium), and outdoor areas, such as the school yard, courtyard, school steps, and entryways.
2. 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.
3. 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.
Students who use cell phones, computing devices, and/or portable music and entertainment systems in violation of the DOE's Discipline Code, the school's policy, Chancellor's Regulation A-413, and/or the DOE's Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy, will be subject to discipline in accordance with the guidance interventions and disciplinary responses set forth in the Discipline Code.