Judge denies Trump's free speech defense in protester case. Louisville teen bitten by shark in Destin, FloridaLouisville teen bitten by shark in Destin, FloridaSunday, April 2 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-04-02 22:44:22 GMTApr 03, 2017 12:44 AM CESTApr 03, 2017 12:44 AM CESTAccording to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, a 17-year-old girl from Louisville was bitten by a shark while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico in Destin, Florida around 3:39 p.m.
Sunday. More >>According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, a 17-year-old girl from Louisville was bitten by a shark while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico in Destin, Florida around 3:39 p.m. Student Free Speech Bill Dies in the House. Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos talk after violent protests. The university blamed "150 masked agitators" for the unrest, saying they had come to campus to disturb an otherwise peaceful protest.
Two Berkeley College Republicans "were attacked while conducting an interview" on the campus on Thursday, UC Berkeley also said in a prepared statement. The attackers, who were not affiliated with the university, were taken into custody by UC Berkeley police. Administrators decided to cancel the Wednesday event about two hours before the Breitbart editor's speech.
Texas A&M University changes campus speaker policy over Richard Spencer visit. Spencer was invited to campus December 7 by a private Texas citizen who rented out the space for the event.
But protests erupted by students angry that he was allowed to speak at their campus. This policy change would mean that future speakers would have to have on-campus sponsorship by a recognized organization for external speakers. A&M spokeswoman Amy Smith said university officials are concerned about fringe and hate groups descending on campuses for the purpose of disruption. Education Week. Free Speech Zone. Public university spends. Shock Study. CBC: ‘We may just have to kick somebody’s ass’ over painting removal. Captions Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window.
Escape will cancel and close the window. Maryland High School Removes Shepard Fairey Posters, Deeming Them "Anti-Trump" Since inauguration day, artist Shepard Fairey has made his We the People poster series available online for anyone to download and share with their communities.
But teachers at a public high school in north Maryland who recently hung the artist’s striking portraits of black, Muslim, and Latina women in their classrooms have been forced to remove them, as the administration has deemed them “anti-Trump,” and their display, therefore, a violation of school policy. As the Carroll County Times first reported, officials at Westminster High School last week had initially removed, then allowed the posters to remain on the walls as the teachers said the works, rendered in the same style as Fairey’s famous “HOPE” campaign poster for Barack Obama, were simply messages of diversity. Shouldn't the whole campus be a free speech zone, student asks. Several organizations officially joined forces Thursday to press the Los Angeles Unified School District toward a common enrollment system for all students.
The idea is that students and families would have one place, one form and one process for managing the myriad educational options available in the nation’s second-largest school system. Relatively sophisticated middle-class families have spent years learning the nuances of the different enrollment timelines and strategies, giving them a huge advantage over, say, immigrant families learning English, parents with limited education or working-class families in which parents juggle multiple low-wage jobs.
“Education access is a civil rights issue” said Ines Kuperschmit, co-executive director of Learning Rights Law Center. “The enrollment and application process must be inclusive and ensure equitable access for low-income students, children with special needs and other vulnerable populations.” Public university spends $16K on campaign to warn students to watch what they say - The College Fix.