Caddell said the student was frustrated and threatened a teacher online. But the kid never intended to harm the teacher.
The student was disciplined by the school, and that was enough, the superintendent said.
And what about a student’s rights?
“You have to be careful,” Caddell said. “Students do have freedom of speech outside of school.”
Huston said he was very conscientious of free speech when he authored the bill. He said he doesn’t want to infringe on anyone’s rights.
But something needed to be done.
“We see more and more of this on the news,” Huston said.
Lindsey Ziliak may be reached at 765-454-8585 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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