link: Federal Judge Upholds School District’s Ban on ‘Boobies’ Bracelets | The School Law Blog – Education Week

A federal district judge in Indiana has ruled that school administrators may prohibit "I ♥ Boobies" breast-cancer awareness bracelets as lewd or vulgar student speech. Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen of Hammond, Ind., considered and rejected the reasoning of the full federal appeals court in Philadelphia, which ruled earlier this month that the bracelets could…

folks from word on the street

Heather noticed that perhaps because of the rain there were less people, but the people who did come by our booth wanted to talk a little more. Here are some of them. First, there was Robert Chaplin. I bought two copies of his independently published book Ten Counting Cat. I love picture books that look…

Word on the Street

Yesterday 11 members of the Intellectual Freedom and Information Policy Committees braved the cold, wet, windy weather to entertain and educate at the Word on the Street literacy and book festival. Everyone had their own unique way of drawing people in.  Sylvia was like a carnival barker, or the guy who demonstrates super absorbent towels…