ACLU

Reader Input: Hold students accountable

There is a case involving a 6-year-old girl stabbing a fellow student in the face with a pencil. Her consequence, she was not expelled nor suspended — counseling from her pri ...

Reader Input: Students benefit by learning of beliefs

Imagine my surprise and happiness to see that the leaders of Alta Vista Charter School are allowing students to learn about all belief systems during this winter season (“Sch ...

Please support local sports

Re: The recent article (Journal, Nov. 6) about snowboard program “woes.” For all public high and middle schools, after-school sports are not “pay to play” anymore but “p ...

Dream act is clearly discriminatory

Where is the ACLU? Why aren’t they fighting an act that is clearly discriminatory? If a student comes into this state from any other state in the union, they must pay out-of-stat ...

ACLU lawsuit impacts young students

I am writing this letter re: Friday’s front-page article by Sara Seyydin. Thank you so much for getting the word out on our schools’ latest budget crisis. Not only are our hi ...

Schools free to seek donations

In a recent column regarding the budget crunch facing high school athletics, Dave Krizman (PVL Pipeline, March 23), stated that “[t]his year the ACLU won a lawsuit … essentiall ...

Panhandler ordinance begs questions

Auburn does not need an ordinance against panhandlers. It is very difficult to craft one that does not violate the First Amendment. If one does pass it will probably be useless. T ...