lenoir city high school

6:57am

Fri February 24, 2012
Lenoir City Aetheist Student Controversy

Burriss on Media: High School Newspapers

Dr. Larry Burriss

Life used to be so much easier when high school students just went to class and didn’t try to act like…well, adults. Oh, wait a minute, we do want the kids to act like adults. At least some of the time.

And what about the kids? Well, they want to be treated like adults. Except when they don’t.

It seems the student editor of the Lenoir City High School paper wanted to publish an editorial describing how atheists in the school are allegedly discriminated against. The school principal decided the editorial would be disruptive, and wouldn’t allow it to be published.

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