After appeals from students, parents and free speech organizations, a California school district says it will revise its social media contract.
Students who spoke against their district’s controversial social media policy last night said some school board members were open to discussing changes, but the policy remains in effect.
Dozens of students at a California high school are protesting a new social media contract that would ban a wide array of speech and behavior, including anything deemed “inappropriate” by school administrators.
A judge ruled this month to let proceed a lawsuit from a former Nevada high school basketball player who was suspended and then forced to switch schools after posting a series of tweets off-campus.
A former student at North Charleston’s School of the Arts has filed a lawsuit against her school district for violating her due process rights while determining her punishment for a tweet she posted about her classmate.
An eighth grader whose vice principal forced her to log into Facebook and allow him to view the site is asking her school district to apologize and reassign the administrator.
Ten students were suspended this week from an Illinois high school for comments they made on Twitter, and the principal says more suspensions could follow for students protesting the school’s decision.
A Minnesota student’s lawsuit against her middle school over punishment she was given for Facebook posts will continue after a judge denied the school district’s motion to dismiss.
Less than a month after the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the right to make false claims, North Carolina has made it illegal for students to make fake social media profiles mocking school administrators.
Two young students in Hood County have been arrested for creating a fake Facebook account using the name of a classmate, and were taken to a juvenile detention facility on felony charges.