As editor of her sixth-grade newspaper, Lucy Dalglish, the dean of the University of Maryland’s journalism school, said she learned an important lesson from her father about the First Amendment.
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Hazelwood’s expanding influence
When making its ruling in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, the Supreme Court stated in it’s opinion that it “need not now decide whether the same degree of deference is appropriate with respect to school-sponsored expressive activities at the college and university level.” The need to decide may not be far off.
Hazelwood expanded principals' authority to censor — but not all school leaders choose to exercise the power
When Nelson Beaudoin became principal of Kennebunk High School in Kennebunk, Maine, seven years ago, he said students thought his philosophy about free speech was novel, even a bit strange.
Free expression laws kept from high school students
Millions of high school student journalists across the country remain without strong First Amendment protection under the 1988 Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier decision.