Tag Archives: teen activism

Constance McMillen all over again.

Tweet It’s Constance McMillen all over again: a high school principal in Corpus Christi, Texas has decided that if the law requires him to allow students to start a Gay Straight Alliance at Flour Bluff High School, he’ll just ban all extra-curricular clubs to avoid complying with the law. Thankfully, it looks like senior Nikki […]

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Your racist friend.

Tweet [From two blogs I wrote on The-N.com, October 2007.] So, someone sent in a question for you guys that I’m going to kind of paraphrase. Basically, the question-asker (we’ll call her Q) just started high school, and a friend of hers that she’s known since 3rd grade started there, too — let’s call the […]

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School district settles spying case

Tweet The Lower Merion school district will pay $610,000 to two students (well, mostly to their lawyers) after basically spying on them via the webcams on their school-issued laptops. The district had installed tracking software on student laptops, but didn’t tell students or parents about it. According to the district, it was only used to […]

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