5288-S AMH SANT MCLA 260





SSB 5288 - H AMD TO ED COMM AMD (5288-S AMH ED H3181.1) 525

By Representative Santos

ADOPTED 4/4/2007


   On page 2, beginning on line 29 of the striking amendment, after "student" strike "while on school grounds and during the school day" and insert ". In developing the policy, the Washington state school directors association shall review current and ongoing United States and Washington state case law concerning the first amendment rights of students, including but not limited to Frederick v. Morse, 439 F.3d 1114 (9th Cir. 2006), cert. granted, 127 S. Ct. 722 (2006)"




EFFECT: Removes the limitation that the cyberbullying policy applies only to acts by a student while on school grounds and during the school day. Directs the School Directors Association to review current and ongoing court cases regarding first amendment rights of students while developing the model policy, including a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court.