If you oppose curfews and wonder about alternatives to government schools, learn more about how governments restrict economic freedoms. Consider attending the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar offered by The Independent Institute in Oakland, California, in June or August. The fee is $195 for one week of classes and discussion. Learn about alternatives to government […]
Government school administrators in a town in Arizona apparently can’t concentrate in the presence of a girl with some purple hair. Other students had no problem concentrating. Her classmates have seen purple t-shirts, purple hand bags, purple dresses, purple eye shadow. Purple hair was not shocking.
The totalitarians running government youth propaganda camps (schools) tell us all students must get flu vaccinations to protect other students and teachers. They point out that schools have many individuals who sit near each other and these individuals are forced to do athletics for part of the day, making bodily contact more likely. Yet, the […]
I go to a private school in Massachusetts for highschool now, but I used to go to public school, and I’m not sure which is worse. Mid-december of this year, someone drew graffiti in one on the men’s rooms. Nothing major, just the Dead Kennedys symbol. In response, the school administration, who have a long […]
According the Examiner newspaper in Washington, DC, administrators at a Maryland high school are considering allowing students to use cell phones during lunch to allow students and parents to coordinate after-school plans. Students currently can carry cell phones at school but cannot use them at any time during school hours. Sponsors of the change believe […]
According to an article in theÂ Daily Freeman News, more than 300 students at a high school inÂ Kingston, New York, protested a proposal to forbid juniors and seniors from leaving campus during lunch period. Long a privilege of juniors and seniors, the opportunity to leave campus suddenly represents a grave danger in the minds of local […]
A judge temporarily halted the suspension of a student track team member who was accused of attending a party where beer was available to teenagers. The judge wrote that attending a party where alcohol was present did not constitute underage possession. The judge added that the student, Mary McAvoy was likely to win after a […]
16 students were suspended for wearing black armbands as part of a silent, peaceful protest against their government school’s highly restrictive uniform policy. With the help of the ACLU, three students and their parents are now suing the school district and school board officials. They want the court to clear the students’ records and remove […]
About 20 students in Barberon, Cleveland were suspended for merely planning a walkout during school hours. The goal of the protest was to show support for the school’s teachers, who were asking for higher salaries. The protest was scheduled for 10 a.m. and students planned to go directly to the gym.
I am a sophmore, age 15. In April of 2004, i was expelled from my high school for a calendar year because i was accused of selling cough medicine to a girl…Although it may sound weird, its true. Some of you may know that Coriciden, a cough medicine, can also be used as a intoxicant.