Metal detectors have become common educational equipment. This paper analyzes the development, evolution, and legal basis for the Chicago Public Schools metal detector policy. The paper agrees that schools are indeed special places with special needs, but reaches a different conclusion on school search law than the current Supreme Court.
Simpson, Michael W.
"The Most Special Need of All: The Right to Be Left Alone Analysis of Chicago Public Schools Metal Detector Policy,"
Essays in Education: Vol. 15
, Article 14.
Available at: https://openriver.winona.edu/eie/vol15/iss1/14