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Settlement Reached Over Access to Gay Web Sites

Two Tennessee school districts have agreed to stop blocking student and teacher access to Web sites with information about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues.

The American Civil Liberties Union had sued on behalf of several students and educators in the Metropolitan Nashville and Knox County school districts. The suit alleged that filtering software used by the districts blocked access to informational Web sites.

The ACLU's press release is here. This page provides access to the original suit as well as the settlement agreement and the district court order of dismissal.

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