The Rights of Teens in Highschools
By. James Abernathy
Polaroid - Imagine Dragons (2015)
Fact - in the supreme court case of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District (1969) the supreme court ruled that high schools had the right to restrict our freedom of speech up to a point. they rulled that we can expresses our self aslong as it dosnt dirupt class, disrupt school activities, or invade the rights of others its okay, but whose there to enforce what is truly disrupting class. one of the things that they are using this ruling on in school dress codes.
Underdog - Imagine Dragons
Fact - In the Supreme Court case Ingraham Vs. Wright(1977), the supreme court ruled that schools have the right to use corporal punishment is the locality allowed it. This means that if I have a disagreement with a teacher and I get sent to a disciplinary for insubordination I can under go physical punishment that has the intent to cause pain, all because i tried to express my opinion
We're not gonna take it - Twisted Sister (1984)
Fact - We as Americans have the right to deny a search without a warrant but as is in the case of New jersey v. T.L.O. we students are subjected to random searches and searches with a proper cause.
Black or White - Michael Jackson (1991)
Fact - In the case of Kent v. United States, if a teen is accountable for committing a serious crime then the teen may be tried as a adult but yet still treated as if a child.
They don't care about us - Michael Jackson (1996)
Fact - in the case of Hazelwood school district v, Kuhlmeier the schools can control what the students post in the school newspaper simply because the teachers don't like it
My side - Drake (2015)
Fact - There is several minor cases ruling that students do not throw away there rights when they enter school yet the school has several ways of doing that on there own weather it is capitol punishment or punishment that can ruin a kids record and his chances at college.
Love yourself - Justin Bieber (2015)
Fact - In this matter of the control of teen rights in high school is very present in the case of Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier after the school basically reprimands the first amendment which is freedom to the press,
Don't stop Believing - journey (1981)
Fact - In the past 2 years (2016 - 2014) there have been over 20 "rallys" where students were protesting schools for there unjust system of equality, one of which was a high school rally at Marquette on May 21, 2015
On top of the world now - Imagine Dragons (2012)
Fact - in the case of Tinker v. Des moines Independent School District two students were suspended for protesting and were no longer allowed to do it, after the case went to the supreme court they ruled in favor of the students saying we have the right to express our self up to a point.
Some Nights - Fun (2012)
Fact - As a american teenager we may not be adults but we have the basic rights of an american so we have the right to protest the schools till we get the basic rights we deserve like described in the book Young activists : american high school students in the age of protests