Students: Is your name and school record public information?

March 11th, 2011 by

A contentious court case in Illinois is making students re-evaluate the assumption of privacy of their personal information at public universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education is reporting that FERPA, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, does not necessarily prohibit schools from releasing student information like name, address, GPA, and test scores to outside Read more…

Should the government be allowed to regulate video game sales to minors?

November 11th, 2010 by

Kids think they know their rights. Do they? Do you? Parents guide their moral upbringing, direct their education, and, with some rare exceptions, are legally responsible for their children until they reach the age of 18. As young people gain responsibility, they increasingly acquire the rights and privileges of citizenship. Along these lines, the Supreme Read more…