It was nearly six years ago that the Phoenix slapped the Massachusetts Department of Education with a Muzzle Award for canceling a speech by standardized-testing critic Alfie Kohn. Today, the Globe reports that the department must pay more than $155,000 to cover Kohn’s legal fees, the cost of defending his First Amendment rights.

Here (PDF) is the ACLU of Massachusetts’ press release.

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