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Thank you for being a loyal reader of At the Schoolhouse Gate. Effective immediately, "The Gate" is being replaced by The Edjurist. Mosey on over and see why!Thank you for being a loyal reader of At the Schoolhouse Gate. Effective immediately, "The Gate" is being replaced by The Edjurist. Mosey on...
In Lamar County, Mississippi, a school attorney was apparently "inspired" by a conference he attended recently, and talked the school board into passing a ban on teacher-student communication on social networking sites. Here's the top of the article. Pay particular...In Lamar County, Mississippi, a...
Campus paper not returning in the fall Former adviser blames censorship By Bruce Lieberman UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER July 19, 2008 Fallbrook High School will not have a student newspaper in the coming school year, the apparent fallout of a move...Campus paper not returning in the fall Former...
School test scores canceled after cheating probe ASSOCIATED PRESS 6:01 p.m. July 7, 2008 MISSION VIEJO – At least 300 high school students in Orange County must retake their advanced placement exams after national test administrators found some of them...School test scores canceled after cheating...
In denying a request for an injunction, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals seemed to signal defeat for Avery Donninger, the Connecticut high school student who was disciplined for referring to county school administrators as "douche bags." The Court ruled...In denying a request for an injunction, the...
Why the Cyberbullying Prosecution Is A Bad Idea by Mike TullyThe tragic case of Megan Meier has spawned an indictment that, if upheld by the federal courts, could turn every Internet “terms of service” violation into a potential felony. The...Why the Cyberbullying Prosecution Is A Bad Idea by Mike...
Mom indicted in deadly My Space hoaxStory Highlights LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a Missouri woman for her alleged role in perpetrating a hoax on the online social network MySpace against a 13-year-old...Mom indicted in deadly My Space hoaxStory...
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the right of a student to wear an anti-gay t-shirt. Wonder how'd they react to an anti-straight t-shirt? Here's the story: Court says Ill. student can wear anti-gay T-shirt at school CHICAGO— A...The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the right of a student...
Families file bullying lawsuit against Sioux City schools Associated Press - April 7, 2008 8:44 AM ET SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Two students are taking the Sioux City school district to court over bullying. The ninth-graders say the district...Families file bullying lawsuit against Sioux City...
Sorry, couldn't resist that title. It's not quite as good as the title of the paper I wrote about the case for an upcoming conference. That title is, "Butting up against the First Amendment..." Anyway, I'm disappointed that this case...Sorry, couldn't resist that title. It's not quite as good...