Intellectual Freedom for Young People

At School

Young people have First Amendment rights. This page will provide information and links to explore these rights. This page explores those rights in school.

Worthwhile Places to Visit

Spank: Youth Culture Defined By Youth

Teen Spot

Teen Ink: Reviews Written by Teens

TeensPoint for writing and reading reviews

Reading Rants!


Internet Public Library Teenspace

ABC's of Religion in the Public Schools

Back to School with the Religious Right

Education for Freedom (Freedom Forum)

First Amendment Court Cases

First Amendment Schools

Internet Blocking in Public Schools: A Study on Internet Access in Educational Institutions

Kids Speak Online!


Schools and Children's Internet Protection Act

Student Expression

Student Rights (ACLU)


Youth Free Expression Network



"Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us."—Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, "The One Un-American Act." Nieman Reports, vol. 7, no. 1 (Jan. 1953): p. 20.