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Author Salkin, Erica R., 1974- author.

Title Student speech policy readability in public schools : interpretation, application, and elevation of student handbook language / Erica Salkin and Logan Shenkel.

Published Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
©2017.

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Physical description 1 online resource (79 pages).
Series Palgrave pivot.
Palgrave pivot.
Springer Education eBooks 2017 English+International.
Notes Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Supreme Court and Student Speech Chapter 3 Problems with Policies: The Ongoing Struggle between 'Legal' and 'Readable' Chapter 4 Approaching the question Chapter 5 Readability by the numbers Chapter 6 Student Application Chapter 7 Applying these findings to your student speech policy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Student Speech Policy Readability in Public Schools; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Tables; 1 Introduction: Student Handbooks and the First Amendment; Notes; References; 2 The Supreme Court and Student Speech; Notes; References; 3 The Problems with Policies: The Ongoing Struggle between "Legal" and "Readable"; Notes; References; 4 Approaching the Question; The "If" and "How"; The "By"; Notes; References; 5 Readability by the Numbers; Reviewing the Numerical Data; Language Themes; Contrasting against Private Schools; Takeaways; Notes; References.
6 Students Weigh in: Application and Interpretation by the Target AudienceA Recurring Theme: Intent Matters; Students Say: Language Raises Concerns; Notes; References; 7 Applying These Findings to Student Handbooks and Student Speech; The Cyber-Elephant in the Room; Four Steps to Clearer Student Speech Handbook Entries; Why It Matters; Notes; References; Appendices; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Index.
Summary This book explores the issue of student speech in public schools from a student usability perspective. Student speech is both a challenge and an opportunity in public schools. When school boards and districts craft policy, they do so with US Supreme Court precedents, state laws, and community expectations in mind. The result is complex ideas presented in complex speech. What do student handbooks say about free speech, if anything at all? How are these rights defined, and how is the language interpreted? Salkin and Shenkel explore these questions by analyzing a sample of public high school student handbooks from across the country. Drawing from the results, the project proposes real-world suggestions for schools seeking to create student expression handbook language that is easily accessible to the audience it seeks to serve.
Other author Shenkel, Logan, author.
SpringerLink (Online service), issuing body.
Subject Freedom of speech -- United States.
Students -- Civil rights -- United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-44132-0
ISBN 9783319441320 (Electronic book (EPUB format)
3319441329
9783319441313 (print)
3319441310