Since the University of Kentucky filed suit against its independent student newspaper last month, university President Eli Capilouto and the school’s administration have faced local and national criticism for making such an unusually aggressive move against their own students.
Kentucky’s attorney general says the commonwealth’s flagship university is willingly violating the law by refusing to hand over documents for the attorney general’s review.
The University of Kentucky filed a suit against its student newspaper Wednesday to appeal the state attorney general’s opinion that found the university had violated the state’s Open Records Act.
A public school district cannot rely on the FERPA privacy statute to selectively withhold basic demographic information about students from certain unwanted requesters, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled.
A petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether security videos should be classified as educational records under federal law.
Kansas University’s student-run newspaper the University Daily Kansan has resolved a First Amendment lawsuit against the university.