Online Misbehavior – Swastika Beer Pong
Following a weekend party, multiple photos showing high school students drinking beer and making Nazi salutes are posted on social media. Local newspapers and television stations report the story. How do school officials handle this?
Discuss the following questions:
Do the schools involved have jurisdiction over something that happened off campus on a non-school day? Why?
How would you respond to concerns expressed by parents and students?
How would you respond to reporters?
How might the response from the private high school differ from the public high schools?
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