Students suspended for online criticism; national media attention follows

High-school students whose website criticized their school administration got suspended for their trouble. Their coverage of this suspension garnered national press attention, which is neatly parallel to other cases of online bullying — as when the Church of Scientology had links to removed from Google’s database at lawyerpoint and ended up creating international attention for’s criticisms of its policies. I’ve forwarded this story on to the students at my old alternative school, who are fighting a bureaucratic axis of evil that would have them shut down and integrated back into the mainstream, in the hopes that they take a page from the South High playbook. Link Discuss (Thanks, Rich!)