First Amendment and Tinker
Students learn about the groundbreaking 1969 Supreme Court case that protected student speech in public schools.
What you'll learn
Students learn how the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment apply in everyday life and in school. When are there limits and why? Focusing on the Supreme Court landmark case of Tinker v. Des Moines, learn how public schools must balance students' constitutional rights with the need to provide a safe learning environment.
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National Center for History in the Schools: NCHS.US History.Era 10Standard 1: Recent developments in foreign policy and domestic politics Standard 2: Economic, social, and cultural developments in contemporary United States
NCSS Curriculum Standards: NCSS 10Learning how to apply civic ideals to inform civic action is essential to participation in a democracy and support for the common good.
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