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ACLU Urges Dearborn Heights School Board to Allow Honor Student Facing Expulsion to Return to School

ACLU Urges Dearborn Heights School Board to Allow Honor Student Facing Expulsion to Return to School

2014-10-09 00:00:00

DETROIT – The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today called on the Dearborn Heights Board of Education to exercise discretion allowed under the state’s zero tolerance law and forego the expulsion of an Annapolis High School honor student.

ACLU Sues Mt. Pleasant Schools for Suspending Critic of Tardy Policy

ACLU Sues Mt. Pleasant Schools for Suspending Critic of Tardy Policy

2001-09-05 00:00:00

MT. PLEASANT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit today in federal court against the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools on behalf of an honor student who was suspended for writing a humorous commentary criticizing his school’s new tardy policy.

“This case is another example how zero tolerance laws are being used to squelch free expression,” said Kary Moss, executive director of the Michigan ACLU.  “Schools should be teaching students about the Constitution, not punishing them for exercising their rights.”  

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