Correction on spelling - should be AirTran.

Eight teachers serving as chaperones were also removed and said pilots
and flight attendants over-reacted and were nasty. Pilots said students
refused to put phones away after being asked several times and their teachers
got out of hand themselves.

Man, if they would only remove them from movie theaters. I stopped
going to movies a year ago because of constant cell phone use that
lights up the entire theater. I saw one woman removed but they let her back in
after about 20 mins and she behaved herself.