Fallbrook Union High School District in Fallbrook, Calif. -- which censored the student newspaper, The Tomahawk, and thencanceled its journalism program and removed the journalism adviser who foughtthe censorship -- has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging violation of thestudent journalists' free-speech rights.
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Adviser removed at Calif. high school after challenging principal's censorship
Administrators removed a journalism adviser fromhis position at Fallbrook High School after he defended students against twoinstances of censorship.
Ind. paper to rely on submissions from English classes
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.
Ousted adviser of high school paper finds new home at private school
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.