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Question | Social Media

A student at my school posted a mean comment about a math teacher on Facebook, saying “Ms. Smith is a f***ing bitch and is really a shitty teacher.” During school, ten other students “liked” the comment. The principal heard about the post and threatened to suspend the student who posted it and give anyone who “liked” it a detention. Can the school punish a student for venting on social media?

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Question | Copyright & Fair Use
In general, a creative work like a photograph is owned by the creator of the work, even if they are a student journalist. However, the school might have some rights to use a student journalist's photos, especially if they signed an agreement. 
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Quiz | Student Press

What rights do student journalists have? Test your knowledge!

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Quiz | Student Expression

Think you know the First Amendment? Test your skills with this quiz!

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Do you have questions about student speech and press rights? We have answers.