Afterdebate over what types of e-mail records can be disclosed under Iowa’sopen-records law, the Iowa Association of School Boards is preparing todisclose documents requested by the DesMoines Register.
IOWA -- The Johnston Community School Board on Monday repealeda policy designed to protect high school journalism advisers' jobs andstudents' freedom of expression.
A policy designed to help protect high schoolstudents' freedom of speech and journalism advisers' jobs could bein jeopardy as the Johnston Community Board of Education considers repealing it.
Administrators confiscated the remaining copies of The Growl at Bettendorf High School last Wednesday because of an article that questioned the consistency of penalties given to student athletes who had violated the school's student conduct policies.
An Iowa principal pulled all remaining copies of thestudent newspaper -- with a front-page survey indicating 13 percent ofstudents polled viewed blacks unfavorably and 2 percent viewed whitesunfavorably -- after three separate altercations between black and whitestudents.
It's a question both sides think they know the answer to and one both sides hope the state's supreme court will take up soon: Are the names of individual donors to public university foundations public under the state open records law?
With frequent tuition hikes and steep taxes comes a desire from thoseconcerned with the use of tax dollars to know how money is allocated at publicuniversities across the country.
Conflicts between a college student newspaper and a professional newspaper in Ames have made their way to court in a suit over access to the student newspaper's records.