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Funny how the cheerleaders get all the attention

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments


by Mark Goodman

Funny how cheerleaders get all the attention.

It would have been difficult to miss the coverage this past week of the cheer squad at Kountze High School in Southeast Texas and their fight over free expression. From a high school of a little more than 400 students in a town of about 2,100 people, their story made national news.

The story in a nutshell, for those who did miss it: cheerleaders at Kountze emblazoned banners they displayed at football games with religious messages.

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