Virginia's State Board of Education is scheduled to vote Jan.
Thank God you graduated? In Montana, sure. In Colorado, no way. Are we all reading the same Constitution?
In a ruling that breaks with the prevailing approach of federal courts, Montana's highest court has limited the ability of public schools to dictate what students can say in addressing graduation ceremonies.The Montana Supreme Court's 6-1 ruling in Griffith v.
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Schools’ overreaching, and mounting evidence of its civic damage, means Hazelwood will soon be a ghost of Christmases past
If it is true that "coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous," then America's young people have been handed a Christmas blessing that, as with so many blessings, comes disguised as a lump of coal.It is difficult not to see divine providence in the confluence of Dec.
School districts chafing at cyberbullying liability should have heeded the “Spider-Man Rule”
The U.S. Department of Education's broadside warning that school districts may violate federal civil-rights law if they fail to prevent "cyberbullying" is provoking some pushback from the nation's school districts.The chief legal counsel for the National School Boards Association, Francisco Negron, told the DOE earlier this month that the Department's recent reinterpretation of the Title IX of the Civil Rights Act dangerously lowers the threshold for holding schools liable for student-on-student harassment.In a Dec.
Profiles in (Dis)courage: When Student Journalists Needed Support, Rockford Register Star Went AWOL
There was an oft-told story in Florida political circles about the fierce internal electioneering that accompanied the biennial contest for president of the state Senate and speaker of the House.
‘I ? Boobies’ dispute may clarify schools’ ability to police ‘lewd’ speech
The future of students' ability to express themselves on the grounds of public schools is dangling from a $3.99 rubber bracelet.A federal court heard testimony Thursday in a First Amendment lawsuit brought by two Pennsylvania middle school students disciplined for refusing to remove breast-cancer awareness bracelets bearing what their administrators considered a "lewd" message: " I ? Boobies!
December 2010 podcast: Calif. reporter explains investigation into university foundation
Reporter Nathan Halverson of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat discusses his investigation of the Sonoma State University Academic Foundation.
If they drive like police and shoot like police and arrest like police … they’re probably police
By law, Notre Dame University police enjoy the same authority as officers working for the City of Indianapolis or anywhere else in Indiana.
Fate of Texas A&M system's controversial records policy uncertain
The top lawyer for the Texas A&M University System may be ready to recommend changing a controversial public records policy that is under fire from media organizations, the president of a state open government group said Thursday.