The Star Tribune recently reported that the Edina school board has settled a lawsuit filed against the school district by five high school students and their parents. The suit alleged the school district violated the students’ First Amendment rights by refusing to sponsor and later disbanding their Young Conservatives Club.

The board voted unanimously to settle the lawsuit in a closed session. The district will now revise its high school club guidelines to state that the district cannot revoke a club’s sponsorship based on expressions of free speech unless the expression violates the district’s mission.

Read the full Star Tribune article.



Taylor Carroll

The American Law Institute


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