An SPLC investigation reveals how Texas' private institutions are using a provision of the state's open records law to delay the release of police reports.
The award recognizes Hiestand's career of advocacy on behalf of student journalists and his nationwide free-speech awareness campaign, the "Tinker Tour"
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law Tuesday a bill designed to protect the free-speech rights of high school and college journalists, effective Oct. 1.
A high school sophomore led the push for anti-censorship legislation in Rhode Island.
One Rhode Island student is taking a stand against administrative censorship in the state’s public high schools and universities, even if she has to lead the charge alone. With the help of high school sophomore Yanine Castedo, Rhode Island state representatives have introduced the Student Journalists’ Freedom of Expression Act, which would protect student journalists’… Continue reading High school sophomore spearheads campaign for student press freedom legislation in Rhode Island
The Washington student press freedom bill died in committee last week, but the sponsor plans to reintroduce it next session, which starts in 2017.