"A former Fulton County student who was expelled from high school for
writing about a dream in which a student shoots a math teacher has failed to
convince a federal court that the school system violated her right to free
violated her constitutional right to expression when she was disciplined after
her art teacher seized a personal journal in class. Rachel’s Boim’s family
argued her right to free speech was violated in the seizure of her
journal. Rachel was then a 14-year-old honors student at Roswell High.
well as a companion lawsuit in which her parents sought to recoup their legal
fees. In his order, Shoob said the writings were "sufficiently disturbing" to
support the school system’s disciplinary action…."
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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