Understanding the principles that emerge from Supreme Court decisions enables educators to make the best decisions in either allowing or restricting student expression. There are a number of factors that influence such a decision, and this course provides educators with the tools to legally approach such matters.
- Teachers will understand the four Supreme Court decisions concerning student
freedom of expression in the public schools.
Teachers will be able to apply the Supreme Court’s First Amendment Precedents to
other student speech controversies.
- Teachers will have the tools to address controversial issues in student expression with a foundation of legal understanding.
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