Wednesday, December 10, 2008

McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/09/2008 | Teen sues former principal over 'Facebook' suspension

A recent graduate of Pembroke Pines Charter High filed a lawsuit against the school's principal for allegedly violating her First Amendment rights, after she was suspended for posting negative comments on the Internet about a teacher.The American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit Monday in federal court, on behalf of Katherine Evans, 18, of Pembroke Pines.The drama began in November 2007 when Evans, a senior at the school, created a Facebook page that criticized her Advanced Placement English teacher, Sarah Phelps, as "he worst teacher I've ever met.''
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/09/2008 | Teen sues former principal over 'Facebook' suspension
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