The Society ofProfessional Journalists has publicly stated through unanimous resolutions itssupport of student privacy law reform and called for an end to college presscensorship.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a controversialbill aimed at education transparency Thursday, meaning college foundationscontinue to be free of the open records law.
A California student photographer faces two criminalcharges for taking pictures of a parking lot accident outside hisnewsroom at Chaffey College.
A local newspaper has appealed to the IllinoisAttorney General because McHenry County College is continuing to deny its publicrecords request, despite an advisory opinion to disclose the records.
At least five universities have sent cease-and-desist letters to a student grade gambling website, saying the site violates student privacy and University policies.Ultrinsic Motivator allows students to gamble on personal grade improvement.
Open-government advocates report no adverse impacton public access yet from the July Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling that teachere-mails are not disclosable unless related to a government function.
The student newspaper staff at the CommunityCollege of Philadelphia is back to work after weeks of unavailable office spacecaused the cancellation of two issues.
For the first time a federal court has ruled thatIllinois college newspapers are protected from administrative censorship understate law.