How One Student Protest Went

and what you can do when wrestling with students’ freedom of expression.


“Each student made a choice that day, whether they stood, sat or knelt.”
Wayne Bevis, Principal, Lindblom Math and Science Academy

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For more information on student protest and other ethical education dilemmas, visit “Dilemmas of Educational Ethics,” co-edited by Levinson and Jacob Fay, is another good resource. And they are working on a new book about civic ethical dilemmas in the classroom that will be available early next year.

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Here’s a summary of her suggestions

Love these suggestions and reminders! I'm wondering about including opportunities for students to explain their positions, as an opportunity to help clarify their own viewpoints and broaden their collective understanding on a contentious topic.