Friday, July 03, 2009

School strip-searches

The Supreme Court's recent ruling on a strip-search case involving an Arizona teenager has captured national attention. The high court concluded that school officials violated the student's rights with a strip-search aimed at finding prescription-strength ibuprofen pills. However, the court added that school authorities can’t be sued in this case. The ruling clarified when such searches are permissible, as Education Week reports.

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