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Kansas high school pilots cellphone pouches to limit usage


April 15, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas high school is piloting pouches that aim to reduce the distraction of cellphones after A&E's "Undercover High" showed students using their devices instead of engaging in class.

Highland Park High School received criticism after it was featured on the show that follows seven adults posing as teenagers.

The school's principal, Shana Perry, said she received several complaints about the cellphone usage, but a company also reached out to help.

Yondr, a manufacturer of phone pouches, contacted the school to test their product, The Topeka Capital Journal reported ....

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