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Employee’s email falsely claims sexual harassment

September 9, 2014 by Claire Knight

Disability bias claims can go forward against three public university administrators, a Louisiana federal judge has decided.

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Feds release new data sharing guidance

September 2, 2014 by Claire Knight

With all of the recent focus on student data and privacy, it’s no surprise that the feds have issued new guidance.

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Legal news on campus: 3 recent issues

September 2, 2014 by Claire Knight

Here are the latest legal issues from campuses across the U.S.

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Prof, librarian conflict leads to viral controversy, lawsuit

August 25, 2014 by Claire Knight

When university staffers disagreed about which books belonged on a required reading list, things got heated.

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Student data: New guidance from the feds

August 14, 2014 by Claire Knight

Heads up: The U.S. Department of Education has announced new guidance for schools and districts on student data.

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Parents claim bullying video led to son’s suicide

August 11, 2014 by Claire Knight

Parents of a student who committed suicide said the school overlooked bullying — and that caused their son’s death. How did the court weigh in?

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CIPA report: Over-filtering is common in schools

August 7, 2014 by Claire Knight

Schools and libraries may over-filter websites on the Internet, effectively blocking “access to legitimate educational resources while often failing to block the images proscribed by the law.” 

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Legal matters on campus: 4 recent issues

August 4, 2014 by Claire Knight

As the new school year starts, legal issues are already popping up. Here’s the latest:

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Student sues over iPod search: Did school win?

July 30, 2014 by Claire Knight

Let’s face it: Sometimes students’ tech gadgets are stolen at school. How a school handles it can cause legal headaches. Here’s how one school avoided a costly trial. 

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Here’s a new, no-cost tool for Clery Act guidance

July 29, 2014 by Claire Knight

Confused about the new Violence Against Women Act’s (VAWA) amendments to the Clery Act? Here’s help: 

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