LODI (CBS13) — Lodi High School students scored a victory in their fight for free speech with the school district on Wednesday.READ MORE: Hamilton Fans Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off In Sacramento Convention Center
Amid pressure from attorneys, the Lodi Unified School District is suspending a controversial Twitter and Facebook policy.
It was just a week ago that students protested what they said was an unfair contract.READ MORE: Missing Marysville Teen Carmen Miller May Be Victim Of Sex Trafficking, Police Say
The policy stated if someone liked or retweeted something that was inappropriate or considered an act of bullying, then they could be suspended from sports or other extracurricular activities.
In a statement, the superintendent writes, “We will revise the statement in order to clearly communicate the original intent, which was to describe how social networking can lead to consequences at school.’MORE NEWS: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
The district claims the contract was more of a guideline, and they are set to review it on Tuesday.