An attorney for a suspended Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher says she never intended for the public to view negative comments she made about students on Facebook. But the case is now part of a national debate that pits teachers' rights to free expression against how communities expect them to behave, reports the Charlotte Observer. "This is a new frontier in education, where technological and social norms are outpacing law and policy," said Tom Hutton, an attorney for the National School Boards Association. Attorney John Gresham, who represents the teacher, said she only meant to share her comments with friends with access...

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