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They're called Silly Bandz - colorful, stretchable bracelets that are all the rage in many schools. But the wrist bands are now being banned at some schools around the country. Teachers say they cause too much of a distraction and kids often fight over them.
■Class discussion: What do you think? Should Silly Bandz be banned from school? What other things could be considered "distractions" and might be candidates for banning? What would your argument be for fighting the ban on Silly Bandz? Pick sides and hold a class debate on the issue.
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