A school board apologized Monday for halting distribution ofthe student newspaper at Huntley High School and gave students the OK to passout the paper, which contained an editorial critical of a school boardmember.
A high school journalist who wanted to inform other teens about the dangers ofplaying the “choking game” was told by administrators last month that runningthe article might be too dangerous.
A quick scan through profiles on MySpace.com reveals some high school students baring skin and proudly displaying alcohol bottles. But broadcasting such profiles at school as part of a student-produced news segment about the dangers of Myspace caused a journalism teacher to get reprimanded.
Ahigh school student's First Amendment rights were violated when hisprincipal suspended him for holding a ''Bong Hits 4 Jesus'' banner ata parade near his school, a unanimous three-judge panel of a federal appealscourt ruled Friday.
Many high school students are not sinking their journalistic chops into meaty stories, and it may be because many are not using public records for their research, said Diana Mitsu Klos, senior project director for the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
After an anti-military ad ran in Warwick Valley High School's studentnewspaper, the school board voted to limit ads to those selling a product, not apolitical idea.
Student journalists at Desoto High School could have written a story on how administrators were spending money to solve the gang problem at their school.