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Strip Searched for Advil

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Strip Searched for Advil

I see pretty appalling news stories every day on the youth rights news wire, but I have to say this one really got to me. Basically, school officials in Arizona forced a 13-year-old to strip down all the way, even removing her underwear, just because ...

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Are You Joking?

I've taken a few courses on Constitutional Law, I'm not a lawyer, I'm not even a paralegal, but I feel I have a firm enough grounding on the fundamentals of Con Law to feel relatively confident in talking about constitutional guarantees to free speech. In ...

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Opposing a Curfew – Part 2

It may seem strange that I posted "Part 2" after this title, but there was in fact a Part 1. It was posted December 8, 2006, so you have to go back quite a bit to find it. The post was about the opposition a ...

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On the Debate

First, I'd just like to introduce myself, my name is Bryan Jennings and I'm an intern at NYRA's National Office, cozy little place that it is, here in Washington DC. I'm at American University for the Semester, but I usually go to Franklin & Marshall ...

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New Board, New Officers

One of the first actions of any new board of directors is to appoint its officers. NYRA is no exception. In the ever important first board meeting of the 2007 - 2008 cycle new officers were appointed to their respective positions. The Presidency was attained ...

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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

BY Portland Student Rights Union
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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

BY Portland Student Rights Union
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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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