This is awful. Arthur Silber has the full story:
About 10 Morton West High School students suspended over an anti-war protest at the school last week returned to the Berwyn school today to demand they be allowed back in classes.
The kids were accompanied by about 20 parents and anti-war activists at a press conference in front of Morton West. About 25 students were suspended and face expulsions after staging a protest against the Iraq war in the school cafeteria last Thursday...read on
Breaking the rules to "promote peace and recognize that people are dying every day" is a damned good program. These students are a hell of a lot smarter than most adults -- and far more decent and civilized. To say nothing of much braver. More power to them.]
Sign the Petition: "In Defense of the Morton West Antiwar Students."