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Student censorship

Albany, N.Y. – A federal judge ruled a high school’s refusal to publish a student’s poem titled "Derek Chauvin's Ode to George Floyd: A Dark Sonnet" in its literary magazine did not violate her free speech rights. The school had a “legitimate pedagogical concern” the poem would create strife among the student body and faculty.

Read the ruling here.

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