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.
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.
Few schools claim fully independent student media organizations. Those that do find themselves balancing concerns for editorial independence with day-to-day business operations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students at Yavapai Community College working toward a re-launch of the student newspaper say prior review issues have “shut down” their progress.
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.
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.