In episode 89 Michael and Dan talk with Kimberlee Ried about students’ rights in schools, and her article published in the March/April issue of Social Education titled “Upholding Student Rights in the 20th Century: An Examination of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District.” In the article and episode, she discusses how the Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court case can be taught to illustrate students’ rights in schools.
Books, Articles, Lessons and Other Amazing Resources
- Ried, K. (2018). Upholding Student Rights in the 20th Century: An Examination of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District. Social Education, 82(2), 73-78.
See the entire case here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7788707; And here are selected docs from the case on DocsTeach:
Flyer document: https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/we-mourn
Newspaper article from Des Moines Register: https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/schools-ban-armbands
Court of appeals testimony: https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/testimony-john-tinker
Memo banning armbands: https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/memo-banning-armbands
- Tinker v. Des Moines case summary and opinions (via Oyez)
- Check out the TinkerTour Fall 2018 dates
- Safford Unified School District v. Redding case summary and opinions (via Oyez)
- West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette case summary and opinions (via Oyez)
Kimberlee Ried is the public programs specialist in Kansas City for the Education and Public Programs Division at the National Archives and Records Administration. She also co-edits Teaching Documents. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org