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What you'll learn

Students learn how the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment apply in everyday life and in school. When are there limits and why? Focusing on the Supreme Court landmark case of Tinker v. Des Moines, learn how public schools must balance students' constitutional rights with the need to provide a safe learning environment.

Grade(s)
  • 6-12
Duration
30 minutes
Day(s) offered
Monday through Friday
Time(s) offered
9 a.m.-4 p.m. ET
Cost

Free

Venue and Capacity
  • Virtual (no limit)
Minimum enrollment
10 participants
Enrollment type
Registration required

Virtual classes must be requested at least two weeks in advance. To request a free virtual class, please complete the virtual request form. All reservations are tentative pending confirmation of hardware and software capabilities. 

You can register by completing our online form
, calling 202/292-6650 or emailing educationprograms@freedomforum.org.

Please notify us at least one week in advance if you must cancel your reservation.

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