Report: Some school speech codes still stifling

February 10, 2014

by Bob Kellogg

Though FIRE's 2014 report on campus speech codes contains good news, there's bad news as well.

Robert Shibley, senior vice president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), reports that 59 percent of the 427 college and universities in the report still have policies that hamper and stifle students' rights to free speech. He says such policies reduce the number of ideas that students can explore and examine...