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United States: Florida Act on Education Data Privacy

(May 29, 2014) On May 12, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved “An Act Relating to Education Data Privacy,” which prohibits public schools from collecting, obtaining, or retaining information on the political affiliation, voting history, religious affiliation, or biometric information of a student or a parent or sibling of a student. (Ch. 2014-41, LAWS OF […]

United States: Pennsylvania Moves Toward Rare Constitutional Change

(Dec. 31, 2013) On December 17, 2013, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved two bills that would amend article II, section 16 of the Constitution of Pennsylvania to reduce the membership of both houses of the state legislature, the General Assembly. (The Constitution of Pennsylvania, art. II, § 16,, Pennsylvania General Assembly website (last visited […]