Colorado State University's student government may have broken state transparency laws by trying to kick student reporters out of the student body president's impeachment hearing. The incident adds to an ongoing perceived lack of transparency from the university’s student government and administration.
A mixture of positive and negative changes to state open records laws have slowly been making their way through state legislatures in the past few weeks.
Two Colorado school board members have been cleared of wrongdoing after being accused of bullying a student.
The bill would require parents to approve any surveys asking students to provide “sexual information,” mental health information, medical information, student health risk information, information about drug use and other topics the school board deems “sensitive.”
he student newspaper and student government at Colorado State University have come to different conclusions on whether the student government is a public body subject to open meetings laws following a closed, executive session regarding the impeachment of a student senator.
Angela Myers, the county clerk and recorder, told staff members of The Rocky Mountain Collegian on Tuesday morning to move issues of the paper with a U.S. Senate candidate’s photo from the rack closest to a drop-off ballot box because it violated state electioneering laws.
A Colorado school district employee instructed staff to destroy public records “to protect against” open-records requests from a special-education student’s parents, according to emails obtained by the boy’s father.
A bill that would reclassify newspaper theft in Colorado has passed the state’s House of Representatives and is waiting now for consideration in the Senate.
Parents are protesting a Colorado Springs high school that won’t allow the yearbook staff to include a memorial page for a student who committed suicide in August.
A Colorado commission that reviews criminal laws voted Friday to repeal a statute that makes it a crime to steal free newspapers, arguing that the legislation has clogged up the state’s justice system.