High school student sues over Facebook suspension

Wired posted a story today about a Florida student who was suspended after starting a Facebook group that was critical of her English teacher. She is now suing the school over the suspension, claiming that it violates her right to free speech. The lawsuit indicates that the site contained no profanity or threats, yet the suspension alleges that the group was “inappropriate”. The incident was described as cyberbullying against a teacher. The student received a three-day suspension and removed from advanced placement classes. She is demanding that the suspension be removed from her permanent record.

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