In the opening days of the new year, bills were introduced in Indiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey and New York, with holdover bills reactivated in Minnesota and Washington.
Student journalists at St. Louis Park High School in Minnesota have filed a lawsuit against the school seeking access to a hallway surveillance video under the state open records act.
The former high school student who tweeted "Actually yeah" in response to an anonymous charge that he had made out with a female teacher will receive hundreds of thousands in a federal court settlement.
The federal judge wrote that the student, who was threatened with expulsion over a sarcastic two-word tweet, had a plausible argument that his school district violated his First and 14th Amendment rights.
In December 2012, former nursing student Craig Keefe was expelled from Central Lakes College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program for Facebook posts he made, including one in which he described a classmate as a "stupid bitch." The Facebook posts were made on Keefe’s personal account, but were reported to an instructor by two students in November 2012 after they were made uncomfortable by some of the language in them.
A federal court has dismissed a suit from a former student at Central Lakes College, who sued college administrators for expelling him from a nursing program over remarks on his personal Facebook page.
A student who was suspended from his high school for a sarcastic tweet filed a lawsuit against his Minnesota school district Tuesday.
A Minnesota school district and a student have settled a lawsuit that claimed the teenager’s constitutional rights were violated when middle school administrators viewed her Facebook account and punished her for its content.
An employee in Concordia College’s admissions office removed all copies of the student newspaper from the school’s campus center on Thursday, one day after the paper published a front-page story about students’ frequent alcohol use before campus events.
Central Lakes College employees named in a former nursing student’s lawsuit have asked the court to dismiss some of the claims in a lawsuit that challenges the student’s expulsion over Facebook posts.