As censorship and harassment spread across South Carolina, teachers are finding allies in their communities.
By Paul Bowers
Last month, a district court judge in Montana ruled in favor of 16 youth plaintiffs in a landmark climate lawsuit. In Held v. Montana, young Montanans ranging from ages 5 to 22 sued the state,...
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The excessively punitive, overreaching charges should be dropped and must not set a precedent.
By Christopher E. Bruce, Hina Shamsi
No matter what state law may say, school staff can’t impose religion on students.
By Max Schlenker
Idaho’s No Public Funds for Abortion Act effectively strips professors of their First Amendment right to academic speech. We’re suing.
By Elizabeth Gyori
As a New Term Begins, Where Does the Supreme Court Stand on Criminal Justice?
Here’s what past criminal law rulings tell us about how the justices may interpret the law moving forward.
By Brandon Buskey
Kids Sued Montana Over Climate Change—Here’s How They Won
Last month, a district court judge in Montana ruled in favor of 16 youth plaintiffs in a landmark climate lawsuit. In Held v. Montana, young...
10 Advocates on Why They Won’t Stand for Classroom Censorship
People across the country shared their thoughts about why inclusive education is crucial for students.
Florida’s Statewide Prosecution of Voting with a Past Conviction is Unlawful
The state’s confusing voter registration system sets people up to fail and further disenfranchises Black voters.
By Casey Smith
American Poverty is Our Problem to Fix
“The United States, the richest country on earth, has more poverty than any other advanced democracy. Why?” That’s the question that...
On the Frontlines of the Fight Against Classroom Censorship
A coordinated attack on the First Amendment is happening at schools and universities across the country as state legislators silence the voices of...
By Anita Little
This Student Fought a School Fine for Four Years
We’re continuing to feature major stories impacting students as the back-to-school season is underway. Today, we confront one troubling question:...
How Our Affiliates are Fighting for Education Equity
ACLU affiliates are challenging discriminatory discipline policies, censorship efforts, and the use of force in schools across the country.
By Ricardo Mimbela, Harold Jordan
Protecting Free Speech and the Right to Learn in Florida
A student and teacher who are fighting against classroom censorship share their stories.
How I Fought for Trans Justice This Summer
As a high school student in the ACLU National Advocacy Institute, I learned how to organize with and for my trans siblings.
By Kiran Yeh