A private Catholic high school in Queens reached an agreement with the New York Police Department recently over the viewing of past issues of the school's yearbook.
The staff of the Kansas State Collegian was trying to create a publicly accessible gopher, a document browsing and searching system on the Internet, so the community could easily access its archives.
The Senate and House passed their versions of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this summer with provisions that could dramatically change reporting of campus crime in public and private schools nationwide.
A graduate of Lafayette College in Easton has sued the school for using a photograph of him and his mother in a financial aid brochure without his permission.
A high school senior, who criticized his school and assistant principal on a private Web site, successfully argued for the reduction of his 10-day suspension last spring.
The Miami-Dade School District, nationally known for its liberal stance on student free expression, toyed with the idea of changing that policy this spring, but was met with stiff resistance from students and faculty members.
If nothing else, the more than 200 students who rallied for free expression outside the Miami-Dade School Board building June 10 accomplished one thing: making themselves and their message visible to the public.
Alcohol has been blamed for causing riots and deaths on campus. The Pennsylvania law banning its promotion is accused of violating the First Amendment.
A high school principal pulled a story about the formation of a gay and lesbian support group for students on campus from the front page of the school's student newspaper in May, stating the story lacked timeliness.