A student who was not allowed to wear her "Free the Jena Six" T-shirt to her high school filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Rutherford County Board of Education and her school's assistant principal, alleging they violated her First Amendment rights.
Sexual assault victims participating in the Clothesline Project at the University of Maryland cannot write the names of alleged assailants on shirts they plan to hang around the campus, university officials said this week.
District officials are standing by a Marietta high school principal's decision not to censor an opinion piece calling homosexuality one of biology's "reproductive errors," despite high profile media attention describing the "furor" caused by the article.
WASHINGTON -- Everett School District officials did not violate a student’s First Amendment rights by not allowing a high school wind ensemble to play “Ave Maria” during the 2006 graduation ceremonies, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
WASHINGTON -- A student found with writings depicting a school shooting returned to school this September after administrators invited him back to Northport High School in Washington state.
NEW JERSEY -- Two students -- a fifth-grader and a seventh-grader -- can wear buttons with the phrase “No School Uniforms” over a background picture of the Hitler Youth, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
COLORADO -- A Lewis-Palmer High School student filed a federal lawsuit against administrators on Aug. 27, claiming her constitutional rights were violated when school officials made her issue an apology to community members for her graduation speech, which referred to Jesus Christ.
English class assignments, not journalistic pieces, will fill the pages of Woodlan Junior-Senior High School’s newspaperthis year, ending a battle between administrators and the student staff that started over an editorial advocating tolerance for gay people.
CONNECTICUT -- A student who was barred from running for class office after calling administrators “douchebags” on her blog did not show that she was likely to win her case, a federal judge ruled Aug.
INDIANA -- In a new school where she will launch a fledgling newspaper, Amy Sorrell can finally put behind her a battle against school officials sparked by an editorial suggesting tolerance for gay people.