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With the education of more than 55 million K-12 and 19.9 million college students upended by the pandemic, student journalists at the high school and college levels are on the front line, reporting about the impact of the pandemic on their generation. Their work is essential, and the Student Press Law Center’s work to assist and defend them is too.

The nonprofit, nonpartisan SPLC provides information, training and legal assistance at no charge to student journalists and the educators who work with them. Founded in 1974, the SPLC is based in Washington, D.C.

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Mourning with the Uvalde Community

The Student Press Law Center joins in mourning the children and teachers killed yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Schools should be a place of learning and joy, not a target for violence. Our hearts go out to the shattered families who have lost their precious children and family members.