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Exclusion of LGBTQ essay did not violate free speech (access required)

Where an elementary school principal omitted a fourth grader’s essay on LGBTQ equality from a student booklet because the material was not age-appropriate, she did not violate the First Amendment as her decision was reasonably related to legitimate pedagogical concerns and was not viewpoint discrimination. Background During the 2018-19 school year, the fourth grade class at Anderson ...