Kansas district reviews student complaints about walkouts
April 26, 2018
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' third-largest school district is reviewing complaints that administrators infringed on students' freedom of speech during a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, including by taking away student photographers' cameras.
The Kansas City Star reports that issues arose Friday at Shawnee Mission North High School and Hocker Grove Middle School. Students said they were censored, and Shawnee Mission North junior Grace Altenhofen told board members at a meeting Monday that an administrator told students photographers they weren't allowed to cover t...