Censorship in Student Publications

Mallory Cochran Libby Carter

Hazelwood Case

The newspaper at Hazelwood High School was trying to publish a paper talking about teen pregnancy and the affects on children with separated parents.

Hazelwood Case

The principal cut the two articles due to the fact that the article on pregnancy may be offensive to some students. The separated parents article was cut because the father that was being accused couldn’t defend himself.

Open Forum is…..

a public forum is a government-owned property that is open to public expression and assembly.

By Libby AND Mallory

In conclusion….

Due to the Hazelwood Case, students now have to have their newspaper approved by the principal before they publish it.