Nine graduating senior staff members at the Universityof Utah's The Daily Utah Chronicle may not be receiving diplomas atFriday's graduation ceremony.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed the state's anti-bullying bill into law on Monday in an effort to keep students safe in schools, but language in the new law has the potential to chill students' constitutionally protected free speech.
MINNESOTA -- Mounds View High School's student newspaper,the Viewer, has reached a compromise with administrators on theirpublications policy model.
After 12 solid months of prior review and administrative censorship chipping away at The Statesman, Stevenson High School's once-award winning student newspaper has become a shell of its former self.
When the Lake Central, Ind., school board met to discuss a high school principal's removal of newspapers from the stands in response to an editorial mildly critical of the former football coach, the board heard a forceful argument in favor of student free-press rights from an unexpected source: Another school administrator.
It is important for student journalists to familiarize themselves with the essential investigative tool of open-records law. FOI laws provide student journalists with the opportunity to acquire interesting and useful information about public agencies' practices and policies.
Things in the Lower Merion School District just keep getting creepier.The Philidelphia Inquirer reported today that the webcams installed in laptops school-issued at Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania secretly captured thousands of images—including students' website history and online chat excerpts.But it doesn't stop there: the cameras also took photos of students in their bedrooms while they were asleep or undressing, according to a new motion filed in a suit against the school district yesterday by the parents of sophomore Blake Robbins of Harriton High School.The motion states the webcam took multiple photos of Robbins in bed as he slept.
Student editors at Dexter High School's studentnewspaper, The Squall, and their principal are defending their paperagainst attacks from community members and parents who claim the paper isprinting content that is inappropriate for its school-age audience.
Sarah Palin can easily start an uproar wherever she goes and whatever she does lately. The latest controversy over her scheduled appearance at California State University Stanislaus only proves it, with her colorful rider demands and administrators trying to hide the cost of her visit to the university.Students at CSU Stanislaus found shredded documents in the garbage on Tuesday relating to the former vice presidential nominee's upcoming speaking engagement -- after the university claimed no documents existed.The CSU Stanislaus students were able to retrieve five pages of the contract from a campus trash bin last Friday after hearing administrators were engaged in shredding documents, according to The Washington Post.California State Sen.
The future of Salt Lake City Community College's student newspaper, The Globe, remains uncertain due to drastic funding cuts by the college's Student Fees Board. The Board reported the paper must increase readership and focus more on campus activities before asking for funding.