November 16 State Duma accepted in the first reading a bill banning schoolchildren from using phones and other gadgets for communication in class.
“The use of mobile devices is permissible in cases where it is necessary for educational purposes, when it is related to safety or for certain medical indications. Otherwise, smartphones, in my opinion, of course, distract from the educational process, you can safely pass them,” Kravtsov noted. However, he indicated that these measures do not apply, for example, to computers in computer science classes and other devices.
At the same time, the minister said that the final point has not yet been reached; amendments can be made to the bill if necessary.
In turn, co-author of the document, chairman of the State Duma Committee on Family, Women and Children Nina Ostanina explained in a conversation with Lenta.ru that the storage location of the equipment will be determined by the relevant ministry.
In October, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Science and Higher Education Oleg Smolin in a conversation with Lenta.ru offered restrict schoolchildren’s access to smartphones.https://musicnewsfirst.com/