A fickle advertiser at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) pursued a lengthy battle with the student newspaper over the paper's right to refuse their ad, and then withdrew the ad before it ran.
School administrators can place reasonable restrictions on the access rights of off-campus media to public schools, according to an opinion released by the state attorney general's office in June.
Good things come to those who wait -- a lesson the former editor of Mountlake Terrace High School's student newspaper will never forget. Stacey Burns is one of a select group of high school journalists who fought a court subpoena and won.
Advocates of free press rights for students gained ground in their fight this summer, thanks to the state supreme court's interpretation of the state student free expression law.
A state court of appeals ruled in January that the records and meetings of the Eastern Michigan University Foundation must be open to the public, overturning a lower court's decision.
A 10-word quote by an extracurricular club's vice president prompted the confiscation and destruction of the senior issue of the school's newspaper, the culmination of two months of student effort.
Thanks to a school policy at a private school in Reading, a student journalist and his class experienced public records access problems first hand.
Sex, drugs, violence, religion and racism are all issues modern high school students are forced to make decisions about, but according to one community, the discussion of these issues in print is "inappropriate."
Students should not have to ask permission before participating in surveys, argued a group of national associations and research institutions in June.
Millions of high school student journalists across the country remain without strong First Amendment protection under the 1988 Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier decision.