The SPLC's comprehensive handbook on getting access to college crime information includes a discussion of crime statistics, security logs and disciplinary records.
Student media guide concerning the legal issues related to access and coverage of school-sponsored athletic events.
Guide to using public records laws to cover stories of interest to your community.
The latest legal developments related to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (aka "Buckley Amendment").
The following states have enacted laws or issued court opinions that provide some indication regarding the availability of information related to searches for top-level executives at public schools or universities.
When school boards and university boards of trustees conduct executive searches, journalists often find themselves locked out.
All colleges that participate in federal student loan programs must make accreditation reports available tothe public, which can be an important reporting tool for student journalists.