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Student Press Law Center executive director gives interview about New Jersey’s New Voices law

Student Press Law Center executive director gives interview about New Jersey’s New Voices law

Roxann Elliott, Publications Fellow

New Jersey has a second shot at passing a New Voices bill, and New Jersey student journalists have been presenting their case in an impressive show of civic engagement. The Garden State Scholastic Press Association intervi...  Read More »

Nov 11 • No Comments

Illinois governor signs landmark measure protecting high school journalists against censorship

Illinois governor signs landmark measure protecting high school journalists against censorship

Evelyn Andrews, SPLC Staff Writer

An Illinois bill protecting student journalists’ rights was signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner Friday and is effective immediately. The state had existing protections for college journalists, but the bill adds similar protections...  Read More »

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Hazelwood Inspires Student’s Testimony

Hazelwood Inspires Student’s Testimony

Shea Smith, SPLC Staff Writer

When Hope Johnson was a freshman in high school, her journalism instructor taught her class the history of American journalism. But one lesson in history stuck out the most to her, and even struck a nerve. The Hazelwo...  Read More »

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State Campaigns

Student Press Law Center executive director gives interview about New Jersey’s New Voices law

Student Press Law Center executive director gives interview about New Jersey’s New Voices law

Roxann Elliott, Publications Fellow

New Jersey has a second shot at passing a New Voices bill, and New Jersey student journalists have been presenting their case in an impressive show of civic engagement. The Garden State Scholastic Press Association intervi...  Read More »

Nov 11 • No Comments

  • Illinois governor signs landmark measure protecting high school journalists against censorship August 3, 2016
  • Q and A with Hope Johnson July 20, 2016
  • Hazelwood Inspires Student’s Testimony July 20, 2016
  • Rhode Island New Voices bill dies in committee July 15, 2016

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Federal Campaign

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp speaks on the Senate floor in support of student free speech

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp speaks on the Senate floor in support of student free speech

Ryan Tarinelli, SPLC Staff Writer

Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota took to the U.S. Senate floor Thursday to voice support for students’ free speech rights and to applaud her home state’s groundbreaking passage of New...  Read More »

Mar 11 • No Comments

Quote of the Day!

Quote of the Day!

December 10, 2015

Meeting with Heitkamp

Meeting with Heitkamp

November 30, 2015

N.D. senator promises support

N.D. senator promises support

November 30, 2015

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