Neshaminy High School revokes student newspaper editor’s access to post and edit online stories

Access to post and edit content to the online version of The Playwickian, the student newspaper at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has been revoked for more than a month after student editors decided not to publish the word Redskin in a news article, despite being directed to do so by the school’s principal.

Advocates seek reversal of Northwest College trustees' vote abolishing journalism

The Wyoming teacher association, which is providing legal representation to Northwest College's embattled faculty journalism adviser, is urging supporters of the student newspaper to contact college trustees seeking reconsideration of a 4-2 vote to eliminate Northwest's journalism courses.  

New Voices advocates regroup in Missouri after bill stalls in state Senate

Missouri JEA President Mitch Eden (right) presented Missouri Rep. Elijah Haahr with the association's "Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award" after a Senate committee hearing on Haahr's Walter Cronkite New Voices Act.

A bill that sought to protect the First Amendment rights of Missouri student journalists quietly died in the state Senate this month. It would have prevented public schools and colleges from censoring student-produced media. The Walter Cronkite New Voices Act, named after the Missouri native and iconic broadcast journalist, spent this spring climbing the state legislative… Continue reading New Voices advocates regroup in Missouri after bill stalls in state Senate