NYC Teachers file a lawsuit against the city at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan for violation of freedom of speech on Friday.
The USA Today article, NYC teachers sue to wear political buttons in school, explain that teachers were not permitted by city policy to wear political buttons at school.
New York City school system is not the only one pushing for faculty to remain politically neutral at school, state universities are also encouraging staff to be impartial like the University of Illinois, University of Oklahoma, Iowa Western Community College and Fresno Pacific University.
With the history making election approaching, many voters want to exercise their right to express support for their candidate.
Students and other youth are more engaged by this coming election.
So is it wrong for a faculty member to wear a political button? How detrimental is it? Everyone is granted the right to the first amendment.