School responses to student walkouts, including the recent gun safety demonstrations, may or may not be unconstitutional, depending on the specific facts. Here’s some guidance on the legality of different types of school responses to student walkouts.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
The call to repeal the guidance on disparate school discipline has nothing to do with addressing gun violence in schools.
This week, students across Florida and the nation will flex their civic muscles, many of them for the first time. We urge you to support them.
On behalf of more than 130,000 members and supporters statewide, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida sent a letter to the Florida Senate to ensure their effort to protect students does not result in the further over-criminalization of youthful misbehavior or mental illness.