Students Rights

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Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the ...
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Overview

Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues:
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Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 What Limits Should Be Placed on Students' Rights to Express Themselves?

1 Schools Should Adopt the Use of Uniforms Richard F. Daugherty 11

2 Schools Should Not Adopt the Use of Uniforms Bev Akerman 18

3 Students Should Be Prohibited from Using Offensive Language John Gradwell 24

4 Children Should Not Be Prohibited from Using Offensive Language Jill McCorkle 29

5 Schools Should Develop Clear Internet Policies David L. Hudson 34

6 Schools Should Not Regulate Students' Online Postings Alex Koppelman 41

7 Students Should Be Free to Express Their Faith in School Kelly Coghlan 47

8 Students Should Not Express Their Faith in School Rob Boston 52

Chapter 2 When Should Safety Concerns Limit Students' Rights?

1 Students Should Be Free to Carry Cell Phones at School Allison Berryhill 59

2 Students Should Not Carry Cell Phones at School M.K. Luther 64

3 Students Should Have Access to Social Networking Web Sites Larry Magid 69

4 Students Should Be Prevented from Accessing Social Networking Web Sites at School Nancy Willard 75

5 Schools Should Subject Students to Random Drug Testing Lisa A. Brady 81

6 Results of Student Drug Testing May Not Be Accurate Phil McKenna 87

Chapter 3 How Do Laws Ensure Students' Right to an Education?

1 "No Child Left Behind" Helps All Students Obtain Equal Access to Education Dianne Piché Charles Barone 94

2 "No Child Left Behind" Does Not Help Poor Children Gain Equal Access to Education Wade J. Henderson 100

3 "No Child Left Behind" Improves Education for Students with Disabilities William Henderson 106

4 "No Child Left Behind" Neglects the Needs of Students with Disabilities Rebecca H.Cort 112

5 Title IX Has Increased Opportunities for Young Women Maureen Mullen 119

6 Title IX Has Limited Opportunities for Young Men E. M. Swift 125

7 Young People Should Be Required to Attend School John M. Bridgeland John J. Dilulio Jr. Ryan Streeter 131

8 Students Spend Too Much Time in School John Taylor Gatto 138

Facts About Students' Rights 144

Organizations to Contact 148

For Further Reading 155

Index 160

Picture Credits 166

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