Indiana journalism teacher may be fired over student editorial

Amy Sorrell, a teacher and advisor to the Woodlan Junior-Senior High School newspaper in Woodburn, Ind., may be fired May 1, over a student-written opinion piece published in the school paper advocating tolerance for gays and lesbians. The principal said the piece was inappropriate and demanded to review all future articles; when Sorrell and her students objected, she was put on leave pending a school board hearing.

View Full Article in: · · Education Week (premium article access compliments of

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI
VP - Partnership Operations
Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD