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Do Students Have the Right to Post Negative Comments Online?

Do Students Have the Right to Post Negative Comments Online?

| April 11, 2012 | 8 Comments

By Corey G. Johnson Civil rights groups recently intervened in a free-speech controversy at the San Francisco Unified School District after a school suspended three high school seniors and banned them from graduation and prom over comments they made online. The students were suspended from George Washington High School after a teacher learned about postings on […]

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ACLU Blasts Schools for Blocking Gay Teen Support Web Sites

ACLU Blasts Schools for Blocking Gay Teen Support Web Sites

| May 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union announced this week that it notified Oroville Union High School District in Northern California that the school is “improperly configured to block access to Web content geared toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.” Oroville Union isn’t the first to receive this message from the ACLU — a number […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

| April 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The VOIP service Skype officially launched “Skype in the Classroom,” a directory to help connect educators with others who are using the service. Skype has recognized that teachers are already using the service to connect their classrooms, and so it wanted to make it easier for teachers to find others and to share Skype lessons […]

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