The Internet and School Law

By Edwin C. Darden

This column is a continuation of last month’s discussion, in which I chronicled the trials -- sometimes literally -- and tribulations of technology. This time, however, I will focus beyond videos and the law.

In doing so, I’ll explore several legal questions and a pair of court cases. Admittedly, it’s the tip of the iceberg.

I’ll specifically cover two topics: First Amendment free speech and websites (student-created and district-created), and other miscellaneous but instructive legal challenges posed by technology, including personal Global Positioning System devices to keep habitually truant students in line.

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