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This is a collection of readings relevant to local Saint Louis, Missouri state and United States federal, laws and cases as they relate to education policies. The readings are organized by topic, as show below.

The First Amendment

  • Tinker v. Des Moines School Dist.
  • Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier
  • Bethel School Dist. No. 403 v. Fraser
  • What Does Free Speech Mean?

The Fourth Amendment

  • New Jersey v. T. L. O.
  • What Does the Fourth Amendment Mean?

The Eighth Amendment

  • Ingraham v. Wright

The Fourteenth Amendment

  • Goss v. Lopez
  • Honig v. Doe

Missouri Laws

  • Stewart v. Board of Ed. of Ritenour
  • Smith v. Normandy School Dist.


  • Cedar Rapids Community School Dist. v. Garret F.
  • Burlington School Comm. v. Mass. Dept. of Ed.
  • Stuart v. Nappi
  • Link: MODESE Policy

Segregation and the Fourteenth Amendment

  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  • Link: Missouri Revised Statutes 168.104-168.129

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Prof. Garry for ED ADM 6205