Michigan high school graduate asks court to reconsider after judge says names of expelled students aren't public records

A recent graduate is contesting a judge’s recent decision to side with a Michigan school district in a lawsuit over a former student’s request for the names of expelled students, arguing that the school is hiding behind FERPA, a federal student privacy law.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee student sues school, alleging public records violations

A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student is suing the university, alleging it failed to comply with the state’s public records law when it cited inordinately high labor costs and withheld documents relating to a university employee who is also a student.

SUNY Oswego denies student newspaper's request for fraternity disciplinary records, citing FERPA

NEW YORK — The State University of New York at Oswego refused to release records about discipline against Greek houses to The Oswegonian last week, saying the records could have revealed private information. The school cited FERPA, a federal law designed to protect educational records.

University of Central Florida: Fraternity discipline records protected by FERPA

Responding to a public records lawsuit filed earlier this year, the University of Central Florida told a judge this week the school cannot provide student journalists unredacted records relating to Greek fraternities’ disciplinary hearings because the records are protected under a federal education privacy law.

Illinois appeals court: Documents related to coaches' resignations private under state law

An Illinois appeals court partially overturned a trial court’s decision that said documents related to the resignation of a trio of college coaches could be kept private because of a federal education privacy law, according to an opinion released Thursday.