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These document collections (and discussion questions) tell the stories of five high school protest events in US history. Each focuses on a different aspect of high school life, whether freedom of the student press, standardized testing, or students' access to quality schools.

Any of the stories in the book can be used for classroom discussions about why students were upset, how they tried to change school policies, why the succeeded or failed, etc. These collections offer additional depth for quick use in lesson plans, in individual assignments, or in group projects.

1936: Alameda, California
1. Overview from the Alamedan
2. Student Photographs
3. Spartanburg Herald (March 7, 1936)
4. Berkeley Gazette (August 26, 1936)
--> Alameda Discussion Questions

1957: Little Rock, Arkansas
1. Time/LIFE Image Collection
2. Melba Pattillo Beals Interview
3. New York Times (September 4, 1957)
4. Executive Order 10730 (September 24, 1957)
5. Gov. Orval Faubus Speech (September 18, 1958)
--> Little Rock Discussion Questions

1969: Tinker v. Des Moines
1. Overview from the ACLU
2. Spokesman Review (January 18, 1968)
3. US Supreme Court Decision (February 24, 1969)
4. Arizona Republic (February 25, 1969)
--> Tinker v. Des Moines Discussion Questions

1978: Englewood, New Jersey
1. Spokesman Review (September 15, 1978)
2. Student Press Law Center Report (1978-1979)
--> Englewood Discussion Questions

2014: Providence, Rhode Island
1. Providence Journal (August 14, 2013)
2. WPRI 12 News (January 29, 2014)
3. Brown Daily Herald (January 30, 2014)
4. Sam Foer Speech (January 29, 2014)
5. WPRI 12 News (May 28, 2014)
--> Providence Discussion Questions