As millions of American students assert their First Amendment rights in protests across the country, National Coalition Against Censorship partnered with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund to release a new comic book to help protect students’ rights.
Administrators at a Delaware school district have removed Facebook comments dissenting from the District’s position on student protests planned in the wake of the Parkland shooting.
The First Amendment doesn’t end “at the schoolhouse gates.” But students should know their schools’ policies when it comes to organizing protests. This is NCAC’s quick guide for student protesters.
Sunset Park High School in Brooklyn, NY removed a work of student art last week after complaints that its message was offensive. NCAC opposes allowing a “hecker’s veto” to chill this student’s right to free expression.
Deyshia Hargrave was inappropriately removed from a school board meeting in Louisiana. The First Amendment guarantees all Americans a right to speak, inquire and petition the government.