The Northern Echo Article Rating

Tories 'scraping the barrel' with school mobile phone ban policy, says Labour MP

Feb 20, 2024 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -40% Medium Liberal

  • Reliability

    40% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -40% Medium Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

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-9% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

61% : She said: "This is a rehashed announcement that ignores the fact that most schools have already banned phones from classrooms - the Conservative Government's own guidance admits that further government intervention isn't even necessary.
52% : Schools have a responsibility to create a conducive learning environment free from disruptions.
38% : In a statement, Ms Keegan said: "Schools are places for children to learn and mobile phones are, at a minimum, an unwanted distraction in the classroom.

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