The University of Central Florida’s decision to suspend a student over a social media post -- and to later reverse the punishment -- has raised questions about the university’s approach to the First Amendment and social media.
In a settlement reached earlier this week, an Oregon school has apologized for a policy that restricted what student dance team members and their families could post on social media.
A student who was suspended from his high school for a sarcastic tweet filed a lawsuit against his Minnesota school district Tuesday.
A Texas district court dismissed a claim that a middle school student’s Fir...
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 Oregon High School may be backing down after it suspended at least 20 students earlier this month after they retweeted or, in some cases, favorited a Twitter post.
Monitoring of student-athletes’ social media accounts is widespread among university athletic departments, according to the results of a public records audit carried out by journalism students at the University of Maryland.
A new Illinois law offers college and high-school students a limited measure of protection against school demands for their social-media passwords. But advocates disagree whether the statute represents a curb on schools’ ability to snoop, or a grant of greater — perhaps unconstitutionally greater — snooping authority.
More than a month after students, parents and free speech organizations protested a Lodi, Calif., school district’s social media contract, the district’s board of trustees unanimously agreed on a reworked policy.
A school district scrutinized for asking students to sign a social media contract or forfeit participation in extracurricular activities is now considering three altered versions of what it's calling social networking guidelines.