Using Quotes

Read the this article about a student getting expelled for tweeting profanity.

 

Here's another article about a man sentenced to jail for making racist tweets.

 

A wikipedia article on the First Amendment.

 

Here's an excellent pamphlet on connecting quotes to your claims.

 

Your task is to write a three paragraph essay describing how you feel about the school's reaction to the student's tweet.  Do you feel it was justified?  Why or why not? 

 

You must use at least one quote per paragraph for a total of three quotes.

 

Example:

 

The fact that the school was "aggressively monitoring social networking activity" demonstrates that they have little concern for students' privacy.