Anelementary school district has denied two separate Freedom of Information Actrequests this month, sparking debate about what sorts of records schools areobligated to open to the public.
Morethan a month after city officials shut down their graduation art show, 18masters degree students at Brooklyn College have filed alawsuit in a federal districtcourt.
A federal bill that would givejournalists the ability to protect the identities of confidential sources wouldalso apply to paid student reporters, senators' aides say.
Some Brooklyn College graduate students are contemplating legal action aftercity officials closed down their graduation art show last month because severalworks of art were deemed not ''family friendly.''
Acounty circuit court yesterday denied the student newspaper at Michigan StateUniversity access to a campus police incident report about an assault that tookplace in February.
Administrators at aPittsburgh high school stopped the student newspaper there from publishing aneditorial Monday about the local media coverage surrounding a sexually explicit''Top25 List'' that was recently circulated among students.
A community college inPittsburgh is changing its tune after school administrators faced harshcriticism for refusing to follow the requirements of state open recordslaws.
Astudent in Riverside, Calif., filed alawsuit last week against his high schoolafter school officials suspended him for advertising an off-campus protest andlater stopped him from wearing an anti-immigration T-shirt.
AFlorida university is slicing its campus newspaper's budget almost in halffor the upcoming year, and a student editor said he considers the cuts paybackfor a longstanding rift between the paper and the school's studentgovernment.
Student journalists and others trying to do Internetresearch at school or in other libraries are hitting brick walls across thecountry, according to a newreport.