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Pennsbury School District Settles a Lawsuit for $300,000 Brought By Four Residents Who Challenged School Board Policies Restricting Public Comment Speech at Board Meetings  

July 19th, 2022

Following the filing of a lawsuit by four residents accusing the Pennsbury School Board of curtailing public comments and enforcing unconstitutional free speech policies at Board meetings, the Pennsbury School District agrees to pay a $300,000 lawsuit settlement.

Federal Court Decision Substantially Limits Board Control of Public Comments

December 7th, 2021

Recently, U.S. District Judge, Gene Pratter, explained free speech safeguards apply to individuals speaking at public board meetings and entered an order against Pennsbury School District stating the school board’s policies concerning public comments were vague and overbroad.