Denver high school violated First Amendment rights of student journalist who documented strike...

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  1. News Readers

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    It's sad to see what passes for intelligence & critical thinking on the part of today's school administrators:

    East High School Principal John Youngquist told The Denver Post on Tuesday that when students send information to the press during the strike, “they’re acting as agents of that media source.”



    Denver high school violated First Amendment rights of student journalist who documented strike conditions, attorney alleges


    The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, the Student Press Law Center and a private attorney entered the fray Wednesday over student journalists’ right to document what’s happening inside their schools during Denver’s teachers strike. Denver attorney Gregory Szewczyk charged that in at least one case at East High School, a student journalist’s First Amendment rights had been violated by a school principal. Students across Denver have been filming and photographing the happenings inside their schools during the strike that began three days ago. They’ve posted their findings on social media, and some student journalists shared photos and video with ...


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    https://www.denverpost.com/2019/02/13/first-amendment-rights-denver-public-schools-during-strike/
     

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