Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Article: Student Punished for Blog Content

A high school student in Chicago is being expelled for the content on his blog, reports the Chicago Sun-Times today.
Superintendent John Harper, who cannot comment on student cases, said the district will take action if it believes there is a safety issue. Meanwhile a spokesman for the American Civil Liberties Union said school districts must be careful not to discipline students on matters that occur outside school. The student's attorney believes Plainfield School District is overstepping its boundaries.
Based on the article, it seems like they're over-reacting. Blog on.