The Yale Daily News is reporting (through a confidential source) that former men’s basketball captain Jack Montague was expelled for sexual misconduct last month. The university has not confirmed that. The Daily News writes:The University has refrained from commenting on Montague and his status, as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act prohibits educational institutions from sharing… Continue reading Yale: We can’t comment on former basketball player who either expelled or withdrew
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University of Kansas officials have placed two fraternities on probation for hazing in the last academic year, but won’t disclose what the hazing entailed. Delta Tau Delta is accused of engaging in hazing in the fall; Phi Beta Sigma, in the spring. Documents given to reporters disclose the punishments (including being barred from candidate intake… Continue reading University of Kansas: hazing is protected by FERPA, but discipline isn’t
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The Student Press Law Center answers your most frequently asked questions about open records and open meetings.
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Editors of Neshaminy High School’s student newspaper, The Playwickian, decided to ban the school’s mascot name, the Redskins, from publication on the grounds that it was a racist term.
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