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ERIC Number: EJ910793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Teacher Free Speech and Expression in a Digital Age: A Legal Analysis
Bathon, Justin M.; Brady, Kevin P.
NASSP Bulletin, v94 n3 p213-226 Sep 2010
In this technological age, the definition of private, public, and protected speech and expression for today's school employees is largely misunderstood and unclear. This article addresses the current legal standards as well as some recent case law involving teacher speech and expression and its major implications for addressing teacher online speech. Finally, this article recommends some best practices for school leaders detailing the appropriate regulation of teacher online speech in the face of these multiple pressures. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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