Month: May 2021

Remote learners at North Carolina high school excluded from prom, even if they were invited.

HELBY, N.C. – For many students, prom is a pivotal high school memory, but for Isabella Killough, plans to celebrate a final time among her friends were not permitted. A senior at Burns High School in Lawndale, North Carolina, Killough was not allowed to attend prom on May 1 because she is a remote learner….

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Racism Versus Free Speech in Academia

A group of first-year black law students are petitioning their school, Rutgers Law in Newark, NJ, to make a policy regulating  the use of racial epithets.  The petition was started in response to a  first-year white law student repeating a racial epithet while quoting from a 1993 legal opinion.  The discussion was held online between a few students and…

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Florida is set to sign into law a law that would make it illegal for social media companies to ban politicians from their platform. A social media company could suspend a politician up to 14 days and then would have to reinstate the politician. If they did not reinstate the politician Florida would be able…

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