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L.A. Unified principals given guidance on student free speech rights
L.A. Unified principals given guidance on student free speech rights

As unrest continues in Ferguson, Mo. and, to a degree in Los Angeles, after the fatal police shootings of unarmed black men in those cities, Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy asked principals Tuesday to be vigilant in their efforts to provide an environment for students to exercise their 1st Amendment rights while also maintaining the safety of students and staff. The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. has prompted more than a week of protests and repeated clashes with law enforcement. In Los Angeles, the shooting of Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man, has sparked similar anger and protests.   ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said...

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