• *I also meant “me” instead of “be” in sentence 4.

  • *There was only supposed to be one “depends” in the second sentence.

  • Dear Katie:
    I am intrigued by your post, “Should schools limit your online speech,” because I also agree with you that students online speech should not be limited. Another reason is because you target how it also “depends depends on the time and place it is happening”. I agree because if it doesn’t happen in on school grounds, what right do the…[Read more]

  • Schools should not be allowed to limit students online speech because it violates their firsts amendment right, it is hard to find out who even bullied, and many cyberbullying events were not committed in

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    • Dear Nate :
      I agree with your essay, “Should Schools be Allowed to Limit Students Online Speech,” because it is true that authorities would not know who the bully is or who else was involved. You also make a good point of how it happens off campus and it is not illegal to hurt someone’s feelings. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “the website was created outside of class time and it traveled into the school just like any other news, trends, or other subjects that can also cause distractions in the classroom.” I think this is important because everything is a distraction and it should not have been a big part of deciding whether the student got suspended or not. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because you did a good job in your writing and were very clear about your point.
      Ashley

    • Dear Nathaniel,
      I am shooketh by your post “Should Schools Be Allowed to Limit Students’ Online Speech?” because it opened up my mind to the reality that cyberbullying even though being bad has to be taken care of personally not by law. I also realised that not only due people believe cyber bullying is a bad thing but they don’t realise that the victim has the right to say something back. This article helped me further understand that people who get cyberbullied don’t need help from the law but if they do receive it it will take away our “first amendment rights”(Reyes, par.1). One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is “Even if schools did put a restriction on students online speech(which is basically impossible because it would take years to develop a system or program that could do such a thing), it would be to difficult to pinpoint the person that was doing the bullying.”(Reyes, par.3) i believe that people do not realise the chaos that limiting students speech will have on society, creativity will no longer exist. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because of the great detail your provided such as a witness and your personal insight to the world of law and cyberbullying. This was a great peace of writing describing what cyberbullying causes and how to fix it.

    • Dear Nathaniel

      I am in shock about your essay “Should Schools Be Allowed to Limit Students” Online Speech because you said that schools should not limit the students online use.

      One sentence you wrote that stands out to me is “The internet is so powerful that anyone(including students) can practically go in using fake emails and accounts with random names to cyberbully(express their opinions online),while remaining anonymous. ” I think this is a good point because teenagers make fake emails and other stuff to make themselves unknown and the only way to track them is through IP but even that can get bypassed.

      Thank you for writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because of how you utilize your information. I also like how you give your points into why students should not have their online speech limited.

    • Dear Nathaniel,

      Great job on the construction of this essay being supported by facts and court cases. I agree with the conclusion that students should not be stripped of their Constitutional rights when they walk through the school doors. If the students’ online speech does not substantially interfere with the operations of the school as cited in the Tinker v. Des Moines case, it should not be limited. I also agree that it is not the job of the public school system to observe the online activity of the students. In terms of your argument that it is hard to figure out who is cyberbullying, I would have to agree; however, I don’t know if this greatly adds to the content and message of the essay. Overall, the essay is well done with the inclusion of a fact based argument.

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