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Recommended Reading September 16, 2016

Teacher and Student Speech Rights

Applebaum, Barbara. “Social Justice, Democratic Education, and the Silencing of Words that Wound,” Journal of Moral Education 32 (2003): 151-162.


Clarke, Paul and Robyn Trask, “Teachers' Freedom of Expression: A Shifting Landscape - Part Two - Curricular Speech to Students and Recent Developments”, Education & Law Journal 23 (2014): 85-120.


Dewey, John. Democracy and Education. New York: Macmillan, 1916.

MacKay, A. Wayne, Lyle Sutherland and Kimberley D. Pochini, Teachers and the Law: Diverse Roles and New Challenges. Third Edition. Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2013.

Maxwell, Bruce,  Kevin McDonough, and David I. Waddington, “Broaching the subject: Developing law-based principles for teacher free speech in the classroom,” Teaching and Teacher 70 (2018): 196-203


McLaughlin, Danielle. "Should Teachers Wear Their Politics On Their Sleeves?" Huffington Post. May 2, 2013.


Newman, Anne. “All Together Now: Some Egalitarian Concerns about Deliberation and Education Policy Making,” Theory and Research in Education 7 (2009):65-87.

Ross, Catherine J.  "Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights." Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015.

Schroeder, Mark. “Keeping the ‘Free’ in Teacher Speech Rights: Protecting Teachers and their Use of Social Media to Communicate with Students Beyond the Schoolhouse Gates”, Richmond Journal of Law & Technology 19 (2013): 1-128.


Waddington, David. “A Right to Speak Out: The Morin Case and its Implications for Teachers’ Free Expression,” Interchange 42(2011): 59-80.

Zuker, Marvin A., Kim Redmond, Rosemary Gannon,  and Joe Jamieson, An Educator's Guide to the Law and the Ontario College of Teachers. Toronto: Canadian Law Book, 2013.