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“This book describes the legal precedents involved in the discipline of students who engage in this type of behavior and provides a very helpful matrix for dealing with a sensitive cyber situation. I'd recommend this text for all administrators!”
—Jill Gildea, Superintendent
Fremont School District 79, Mundelein, IL
Education Talk Radio: 3/25/2011
What every school leader needs to know about cyber bullying and the law
A parent brings a cyber bullying incident to your attention and expects you to resolve it. What are the students' rights and your responsibilities according to the law? Because the laws regarding disciplinary action are still evolving, this manual fills the gap by providing public school leaders with data-driven solutions for managing cyber bullying incidents. The authors offer clear guidance for honoring free expression while ...
Part I: Resolving School Cyber Situations∗
Students have a right to speak in schools except when they don't.
—Justice Clarence Thomas, concurring in Morse v. Frederick
∗ A related publication concerning sections of this part of the book appears in Myers, J. J., & Carper, G. T. (2008). Cyber bullying: The legal challenge for educators. West's Education Law Reporter, 238(1), 1–15.[Page 22]