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Seniors at a public high school can pay for a block on a wall to paint as they please to leave their

mark. Some students choose to include Bible verses on their blocks. A group of parents lodge a complaint with the school board, saying that their children have to walk by the wall and should not have religious speech forced on them. The parents say that since it is a public school, the practice violates the establishment clause. The school board orders the existing verses to be painted over and bans the use of religious speech on the blocks. A group of students challenge the ban, claiming that it violates their right to free expression and free exercise of religion.

In an essay, in the form of an argument on whether or not the local school board has violated the students' rights under the Constitution.

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