I. Introduction

II. Traditional Control of School Operations … A. Power of Boards of Education … B. Parental Challenges to Local Board Control of School Operations

III. The Emergence of Students’ First Amendment Rights … A. The Tinker and Its Relevance to Library Censorship Cases … B. The Scope and Extent of Students’ Constitutional Rights

IV. Evolution of the Right to Receive or Know

V. The Library Censorship Cases … A. The Minarcini Approach … B. The Second Circuit Approach … C. The Zykan Approach

VI. Implications of the Approaches Taken in Library Censorship Cases … A. The Preferable Approaches

VII. Conclusion