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School Censorship

Elvis Is STILL Too 'Racy'?!

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 03.05.2013 | Arts

SALT LAKE CITY — A parent who was "All Shook Up" about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the musical, deem...

State GOP Bill Would Let Schools Punish Students For Off-Campus Activity, Online Speech

Posted 02.16.2012 | Education

A bill that would allow schools to punish students for off-campus activities -- even while at the mall on weekends -- reached Indiana's state Senate C...

School Faces Legal Action For Removing OpEd Mentioning Gays Be 'Put To Death'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.16.2012 | Education

Earlier this month, Wisconsin high school sophomore Brandon Wegner, 15, published an editorial article in his Shawano Community High School student pa...

Supreme Court Rulings: Can Schools Censor Students Who Bully On The Web -- From Home?

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. Supreme Court has passed up a set of cases for the online age – whether schools may censor students who are off-campus ...

Would District's Censorship Proposal Have Curtailed Student Free Speech?

Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

Seattle Public Schools officials reversed a proposal that would have given school principals oversight over school newspapers following days of backla...

Did Colo. Principal Who Censored Student Newspaper Plagiarize?

Adam Goldstein | Posted 06.21.2011 | Education
Adam Goldstein

The only accountability for most administrators is what's written in the press -- and the only press covering those administrators on a daily basis is the student press.

Colo. Principal Nixes Student Newspaper for Knowing Too Much

Adam Goldstein | Posted 05.26.2011 | Education
Adam Goldstein

You don't avoid a civil rights violation by letting civil rights exist before you take them away.