VIRGINIA -- A Fairfax County high school has removed a newspaper adviser and said it will revise school policy on student publications after the student newspaper released two controversial issues in March.
CALIFORNIA -- The family of a middle school student is alleging that the disciplinary action the school took on the student for leaving campus to attend an immigration rally violated his free speech rights and drove him to commit suicide.
ARIZONA -- A Maricopa County high school has apologized to a student for deleting a reference to God out of his school yearbook profile.
WASHINGTON -- A high school senior who was charged with a felony for talking about shooting dozens of his classmates and keeping a notebook about the scheme has had his charge reduced to a misdemeanor and can return to school in fall if officials invite him back.
OREGON -- A bill seeking to protect high school and college student press rights will likely be signed into law by Gov. Ted Kulongoski (D) within a week, lawmakers say.
TEXAS -- A measure signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry (R) on June 8 will protect students' rights to religious expression in the state's public schools.
OREGON -- A bill that will protect the press rights of high school and college journalists squeaked by on a narrow vote of 16-14 on the Oregon Senate floor Monday and is awaiting a concurrence from the state's House of Representatives before it is sent to Gov.