The waning of free expression in public high school


Currently, public education is the legal battleground in the great social media debate. On one side, there are advocates for greater First Amendment protection, and on the other side, there are those advocating that pragmatism and protection come at the cost of tempering students’ free expression in certain instances. Each position includes valid concerns that are not easily dismissible. A public high school is the ideal place to test the limits of speech regulation because adolescents do not fit squarely within the boxes of adult or child.

Where do you stand?

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