The state commissioner of education has reversed the findings of the Monticello Central School Board of Education, which disciplined Josh Herzog in January 1995 for participating in the publication and distribution of an underground newspaper.
Journalists from around the state have joined forces to fight the University of North Carolina for access to chancellor's committee meetings.
Students at Anchor Bay High School in New Baltimore got a harsh warning on what their school administrators find objectionable when the student-produced newspaper, Anchor Bay Times, was hastily sentenced to prior review after administrative complaints that an editorial was unfair and contained errors.
Censorship at Merrimack High School has sparked a legal battle that could set a precedent regarding discussing homosexuality in schools.
A middle school principal violated the Kansas Student Publications Act in December by refusing to distribute about 200 copies of Ellsworth High School's Bearcat and never received any formal punishment.
"Two area businesses sell cigarettes to minors," read the Jaguar Journal headline. Underneath was only a large white space with a logo saying it was an investigative report.
Censorship. It is a powerful word. One which sparks controversy whenever it is mentioned, and civil unrest wherever it is employed. Censorship is an authority's right to prior review with the power to delete. It is now being practiced at Port Townsend High School.
An editor's column in February prompted administrators at D.C. Everest High School in Schofield to confiscate 1,400 copies of the student newspaper, suspend the student for sexual harassment and require prior review of all future issues of The Jet by the principal.
The San Leandro School District agreed in September through arbitration to pay San Leandro High School's first black homecoming queen, January Cooper, $3,500 for emotional distress after omitting her photograph from the 1993 yearbook.
Seven years after the Supreme Court's Hazelwood decision, calls from the high school student media seeking legal help from the nStudent Press Law Center hit an all-time high in 1995.