Administrators at a Virginia high school told a student reporter she couldn’t print a story about students smoking concentrated marijuana because writing about the “drug craze” would expose children to “a new and dangerous drug.” But the story didn’t go away.
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Va. high school plans to adjust newspaper policy
After adopting a student publications policy thatrevoked editorship rights from students and held the principal fully responsiblefor the content of student publications, high schools in the Fauquier CountyPublic Schools district are taking action to remove some of itslimitations.
Policy gives administrators editorship of Va. high school newspaper
Student editors at Fauquier High School came backfrom summer break to find their positions as editors revoked by way of a newpolicy enacted by the school board that declares the principal and adviser asco-editors and the students as assistants.