MOBILE PHONE HOME: Thousands of teenagers who can't take their cellphones to school have another option, courtesy of a burgeoning industry in New York City: Paying a dollar a day to leave it in a truck parked nearby.
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: Cellphones, iPods and iPads are banned in all New York City public schools, but the rule is widely ignored except in the 88 buildings that have metal detectors. Those detectors can spot weapons — and phones.
ANOTHER LINE: Some parents think schools should let students stash phones on site in storage rooms or lockboxes.
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