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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Should parents give in and get a cellphone for their middle-schoolers?



It's time for kids to get their brain in gear again as they return to school. If you're a parent of a tween and teenager, you're probably getting harassed about getting a cellphone for them. Sure, it's nice for them to have a phone, but do they really need one? Are they old enough? MSNBC reports that parents should be wary of giving in to social pressure.

[Last modified: Friday, August 17, 2012 8:57am]


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