when she posted the disapproving comments and not using school computers.
Administrators viewed Riley’s on line conversations between her peers.
“I was in tears,” Riley told the Star-Tribune on Tuesday. I was embarrassed when they made me give over my password.”
Riley was punished for doing what kids, myself included have done for many years---“complaining to her friends about teachers and administrators…she wasn’t spreading lies or inciting them to engage in bad behavior; she was just expressing her personal feelings.”
The $70,000 settlement will be allocated between the Stratton’s, for damages, as well as the ACLU of Minnesota.
Should schools discipline kids for things that happen out of school? Speak on it.
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