How reasonable do you have to be to run an elementary school in New York? Not very, apparently. In Cuff.
For once, a school district has decided that, yes, there are more important things for teachers to be worrying about than what students say about teachers on Facebook.
The International Students for Liberty Conference is in Washington, D.C.
Late last month, I wrote about the Missourian's conflict of interest policies and how I thought they looked unconstitutional because they amounted to state-enforced censorship.
SPLC attorneys clear up common myths about the law.
The blog J-School Buzz covers the Missouri School of Journalism.
Colleges with restrictive speech codes are like underwear that shrank in the wash: you won't always know what's wrong until you're in them and getting squeezed.For over a decade, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has been fighting the former problem.
(With apologizes to Barbara Eden for the subject line.
If you're a high school senior graduating in the spring of 2012, heading to college, and believe in free expression, you should check out the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's Freedom in Academia essay contest. You can win up to $5,000 in scholarship money by writing an essay explaining why free speech is important in higher education -- and FIRE has great videos about their work to help you respond.
In T.V. v. Smith-Green Community School District, a pair of students are suing their school after the school removed them from extracurricular activities because the students posted pictures of themselves with penis-shaped lollipops at a slumber party.In a supplemental brief filed with the federal district court on June 10, the school makes arguments totally irreconcilable with precedent or common sense.