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PRESS RELEASE: New Education Privacy Rules Threaten Public Accountability

Contact: Frank D. LoMonteExecutive Director(703) 807-1904director@splc.org

New education privacy regulations slipping into effect at the eleventh hour of the Bush administration will make it much more difficult for journalists and parents to investigate the performance of schools and colleges, according to the Student Press Law Center, the nation's leading authority on the legal rights of student journalists.

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