A journalism teacher accepted the Playboy Foundation's Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in November despite disapproval from her school district.
Tax exempt organizations, including private schools, may have to make their tax returns more readily available to the public.
The student newspaper at Fayetteville State University began publishing again in October after almost a month without funds.
A small section of an article published in the August edition of The American School Board Journal poses a potential threat to high school journalists.
Photographers had to leave their cameras at the door of a highly publicized and controversial student senate meeting at the University of Mississippi in October.
Battling what the student newspaper at the University of Incarnate Word described as censorship by the administration, the editor delivered the university president an ultimatum this fall and printed it in the newspaper.
An 18-year-old lost a bid for a seat on his school board on Nov. 4, but won a censorship battle against his principal last June.
A Florida student who is suing his college said he believes censorship played a role in the loss of his position at the student newspaper.
A student received a standing ovation from teachers and students in September after winning a newspaper censorship battle with her principal at Northeast High School in St. Petersburg.
The administration was behind the disappearance of about 500 copies of the student newspaper at Kansas City, Kan., Community College in September.