Supreme Court Declines District’s Appeal in ‘Boobies’ Student-Speech Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a Pennsylvania school district’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that upheld the right of students to wear “I ♥ Boobies” breast-cancer-awareness bracelets.

The Easton Area School District had been joined by school groups in urging the justices to review a case that they said had serious implications for discipline of what the schools view as vulgar and inappropriate student speech.

But lawyers for the middle school students who were suspended for wearing the “I ♥ Boobies (KEEP A BREAST)” bracelets told the justices in a brief that the case would make a poor vehicle for a major decision on student speech viewed by administrators as lewd…

Read more at Education Week.

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