“A Burlington teenager sued two top school officials Monday, saying they violated her constitutional rights by removing her as class secretary because she used offensive slang to refer to administrators on an Internet blog.”

She wrote her comment on her home computer and on her own time. In addition, she didn’t use a specific name when referring to the school administrator.

Here’s my two cents: while she should have used better language when expressing her frustration with the school administrators, she had every right to do so in the first place. The school had no right to punish her as they did. As a matter of fact, that should have been her parent’s job. 

Burlington teen sues school officials over free speech issue – Boston.com

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