Teens in the News: Do Teens Have the Right to Protest?

by Akunna


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.