Confessions pages, which allow students to anonymously post on Facebook about themselves and their school, are creating headaches for some school administrators who see the potential for harm.
Author: Daniel Moore
The other side of independence: When your boss is a nonprofit board
Few schools claim fully independent student media organizations. Those that do find themselves balancing concerns for editorial independence with day-to-day business operations.
Students tap technology to create a new form of youth activism
A year ago, a high school senior in New York had an idea to elevate students’ voice using Twitter. Now, his group is working to bring students and policymakers together to create change in education.
District orders reprinting of yearbook after flirt superlative offends parent
Calsbad Unified School District has ordered the reprinting of a middle school yearbook following a parent’s complaint about a “superlative” that she says is responsible for her daughter’s harassment.
Florida court reverses opinion on FERPA case involving confidentiality of student complaint against professor
A Florida appeals court has reversed its opinion in a student privacy case, ruling last month that the college does not have to disclose to a professor the name of a student who sent an email complaining of his classroom behavior and teaching methods.
Stung by “secret society” story, Pitt SG clamps down on media access
The University of Pittsburgh’s student government tightened its media access guidelines this week, following a series of stories from the student newspaper about potential secret influences on its membership.
Indiana public records board rejects IUS student’s open meetings complaint
The state’s public records board has upheld Indiana University Southeast’s decision to deny a student journalist access to a meeting in which student government members were divvying up student fees.
Arizona newspaper's re-launch stalled indefinitely following prior review disagreement
Students at Yavapai Community College working toward a re-launch of the student newspaper say prior review issues have “shut down” their progress.
California adviser placed on leave pending investigation; instructed not to talk
Administrators at Pasadena City College have placed the student newspaper’s faculty adviser on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into undisclosed misconduct.
LSU student editor files suit against school seeking names of presidential candidates
The editor of Louisiana State University’s student newspaper filed suit today against the school seeking names of applicants for the school’s top position.