posted on Nov, 22 2005 @ 06:55 PM
This thread is probably better suited for the Education and Media forum.
Now, Schools are trying to support bush or something, because at my school (private) they told me not to write disrespectful things about the
The key word here is private
. Unfortunately for you, private schools can dictate what is permissable (and what is not) as part of its
guidelines and policies. They have tighter controls over the student press, curriculum, dress code and extracirricular activities. Heck, if Bob Jones
University could ban interracial dating (lifted in 2000), then it should come as no surprise that private schools can circumvent First Amendment
The most you can do is raise a stink about it in the media, write your congressman and state representative, or perhaps form a student movement
opposing such restrictions at your school. At the very least, you'd get your point across. However, student activism could come at a high price.
Don't be surprised if you find yourself called to the Headmaster's office for a little chat!