Malik Ayala, 16, from the Bronx, was given a summons by the NY Police Department for handing out fliers about a protest against the closure of his school, Lehman High. If convicted, he could go to jail for fifteen days. Don’t teens have the right to protest? Shouldn’t high school students have a say in whether their schools stay open?
Check out this article about how he and other students are standing up for their right to protest for good schools.