A student at Five Forks Middle School in Gwinnett County, Georgia claims that his school suspended him for his web page rather than his behavior. The student plans to fight the 18-week suspension which he received soon after a school administrator viewed his web page.
Another case confirms that you have the right to publish a website which condemns, mocks, and even curses your school administrators and teachers. A federal judge in Missouri ruled that a Missouri High School violated the free speech rights of a student when it suspended him for his critical remarks about the school posted on […]
(5/10/98) The government continues to send a strong message to lesbians: don’t come near our schools. In less than one week, three government schools canceled free concerts by the Indigo Girls because they are lesbians.
A teenager in Cleveland, Ohio brought new meaning to the word, WebMaster. He received a $30,000 payment for agreeing to drop his lawsuit against his school district, which suspended him because of his website. The site said that the school’s band teacher was “an overweight middle-aged man who doesn’t like to get haircuts.” After serving […]
(2/5/98) In Nazi Germany, they burned books. In America, they’re burning magazines. A NY school official recently pulled magazines such as Seventeen and YM from its library shelves. The official disapproved of reader questions, which focused on condom use in hot tubs and how to check for pregnancy.