France voted to ban devices from schools. A law will prohibit students up to the of 15 from bringing smartphones to school. The ban is of a campaign to reduce smartphone . In 2017, France's promised to ban digital devices in schools. The education said the devices were to children's development and a "public health ". The law protects children from the "phenomenon of addiction".
Students have not been allowed to use devices in lessons since 2010. Many do not believe the new ban is . They believe it is just a stunt. Schools must decide whether or not to apply the new to 15-year-olds. Experts say the increased use of devices causes cyber-addiction, disruption and bullying. Opponents of the ban say it is a step. They say it will not increase .