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Kansas ACLU's free speech lawsuit proceeds against district


September 7, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A months-long dispute between a Kansas City school district and students alleging free speech violations has escalated into a court battle involving the American Civil Liberties Union.

The ACLU of Kansas asked the U.S. Court for the District of Kansas this week to allow its lawsuit to proceed against the Shawnee Mission School District, the Kansas City Star reported . The response came after the district filed a motion last month asking to dismiss the federal lawsuit filed in May.

The dispute began April 20 when students alleged district officials intervened and s...

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