Student’s careless Facebook post nearly leads to expulsion

Michelle Edwards said she’s never been in trouble, either in school or with the law. When she was called to the office on Oct. 20, she thought she must be getting commended for something. She maintains a grade point average over 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and participates in church activities. On Nov. 6, she spoke to her church youth group.

“I told them you have to watch out what you say,” she recounted. That includes Facebook, she said, where many students don’t think they’re being watched.

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