THE TULSA WITCH TRIAL
- Witch Is It? Frankel, Bruce; Jackson Baughn, Alice // People;11/27/2000, Vol. 54 Issue 22, p149
Provides details of the lawsuit filed against a school district in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by Brandi Blackbear and her parents, after Blackbear was suspended from school for practicing witchcraft.
- A POTENTIAL TIME BOMB? // New York Times Upfront;02/19/2001, Vol. 133 Issue 12, p12
Reports on the case of 11th-grader Matthew Parent who was barred from his Johnston, Rhode Island school after handing in a 'disturbing journal' for his English class. Morose work describing the feelings of an outcast feared by his peers; Lawsuit's allegations that the school violated Parent's...
- Not Like Everyone Else (2006). Mell, Eila // Mickey Rooney As Archie Bunker;2008, p330
Information about the casting of the film "Not Like Everyone Else" is presented, in which Alia Shawkat and Illeana played the roles of Brandi Blackbear and Toni Blackbear, respectively.
- SPELLBOUND. Hill, David // Teacher Magazine;Mar2001, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p42
Deals with the lawsuit filed against the Union Intermediate High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma by Brandi Blackbear, a student accused of being a witch. Her interest in Wicca; Details on the lawsuit; Reaction of the Tulsa Task Force on Religious Freedom to the lawsuit.
- Current Disciplinary Practices with Handicapped Students: Suspensions and Expulsions. Rose, Terry L. // Exceptional Children;Nov1988, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p230
Several exclusionary discipline practices used with handicapped learners, including in-school suspensions, out-of-school suspensions, and explosion, are described. A school discipline survey was mailed to 371 principals in 18 randomly selected states representing the 9 U.S. Census districts....
- Rules Set for Suspensions Of Disabled Students. // Education Week;12/14/1988, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p16
The article discusses guidelines being set for disabled students suspension in the U.S. The policy guidelines issued by the Education Departments office for civil rights defines instances in which the suspension of disabled student will be far more than 10 days in a year. A nonconsecutive 10 day...
- Reilly files complaint in alleged high school gay bashing. Kiritsy, Laura // Bay Windows;5/18/2000, pN.PAG
Reports on the civil rights complaint filed by the office of Massachusetts Attorney General Tom Reilly in Northfolk Superior Court against high school senior Joseph T. DeGrazia charged with harassing and beating fellow student Jason Hair perceived to be gay. Details of the incidences of...
- Are Students "Persons" Under the Constitution? Nolte, M. Chester // Education Digest;May1976, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p43
This article presents information on the U.S. lawsuit Goss V. Lopez. The U.S. Supreme Court was called on to determine whether an Ohio statute, which permitted a principal to suspend a student for up to 10 days without a hearing, violated the student's civil rights. An examination of the...
- LONG-TERM SUSPENSIONS AND THE RIGHT TO AN EDUCATION: AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH. Sullivan, Mary Kenyon // North Carolina Law Review;Jan2012, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p293
The article focuses on alternatives to long-term suspensions in U.S. public schools. Topics include a child's right to an education as a civil right, the use of suspension as a deterrent for students, and the denial of access to alternative schools. Information is provided on alternative...