Necessity is the mother of inventions they say, and in this case, it provides a good service at reasonable cost. I understand the schools ban, and I understand the kids wanting their phone close. This solves both problems.
A ban on cellphones in schools is ringing up sales for two entrepreneurial New Yorkers.
Vernon Alcoser and his partner, a former school principal, offer a cellphone drop-off for New York City students unwilling to leave their mobile phones at home. For a dollar a day, they can store their phones at one of the bright blue trucks parked outside of their schools.