Parents and educators debate the balance between the public's right to know and privacy when it comes to releasing teacher evaluation data.
Several colleges across the country have attempted to restrict students' speech to "free speech zones," which have been ripe for lawsuits.
The most recent review of the state of high school journalism showed the latest struggles, and the progress made, since the first review in 1974.
After the University of Chicago announced measures to make its police department more transparent, legislators opted to stall the bill that would have required private campus police departments to be more transparent.
The Pennsylvania legislature is working to expand the number of disclosed salaries at large public universities by 8 times as much as the current requirement.
A state House bill as well as a lawsuit are both trying to make Michigan public university governing boards subject to the state's open meetings law.
In response to an ACLU letter that called for an investigation into the alleged censorship of an article in The Matador student newspaper, a California school district announced plans to better protect the student press, but critics have called the district's actions inadequate.
Kansas State University and Kansas University are involved in a legal dispute regarding how heavily universities can and should supervise student speech off campus under the guidelines set by Title IX.
The New York City Department of Education has directed school principals to ignore a state court decision holding that schools' decision-making bodies are subject to the state's open meetings law.
Security video footage of a public school should remain classified as an educational record under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Judge Michele Christiansen of the Utah Court of Appeals ruled May 29.