Minnesota colleges want student privacy law relaxed

Jan. 7, 2008
Officials want to be able to tell parents when students are caught with drugs or alcohol on campus

When a freshman at a public university in Minnesota is cited for underage drinking or possession of marijuana in a residence hall room, the law says the school can't notify the parents, if the student is at least 18 years old. Administrators in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system would like to see that rule changed. A bill allowing the disclosure will again be proposed when the Legislature convenes next month.

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