Suspended SCS principal is suing district on free-speech grounds

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 25, 2021 5:37 PM CT | Published: February 25, 2021 5:37 PM CT

Principal Barton Thorne called it “shocking and disappointing” to be removed for speaking to students about the First Amendment.

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Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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