When Megan Chase wrote her first opinion column, calling for tolerance of homosexuality, she never imagined it would trigger a war that would take the job of her newspaper adviser.
Many aspiring journalists learn about press censorship laws in a textbook or the national news, but students at Danbury High School witnessed it live when their newspapers were locked up and they were locked out of a public school board meeting.
He was rushing to school that January morning after digging his car out of 10 inches of accumulated snow and ice. Somehow, his car started despite the below-zero temperatures. No matter, it was not the tardy bell he was worried about; he just wanted to make it to town in time for the parade.
Claire Lueneburg and Sara Eccleston were just seniors at Everett High School when they filed a federal lawsuit against their school.