Missouri is the latest state to introduce legislation that will protect the free speech and free press rights of student journalists in public schools and colleges.
2015 was a rollercoaster year for student media and First Amendment rights in schools. Review the year's highs and lows in the SPLC's recap post.
The Student Press Law Center and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education have both sent letters of concern to the University of California at San Diego chancellor about the defunding of 13 student media outlets.
Patricia Roberts, who lost her job as the sole journalism professor at Delta State University in a round of budget cuts earlier this year, died from ovarian cancer earlier this month.
The Tinker siblings, including Mary Beth, revisited Des Moines schools on the 50th anniversary of their armband protest to speak to students about their freedom of expression rights.
The high school principal has halted the publication of a yearbook spread on teen pregnancy — and has blocked students from appealing her decision.
A university administrator cited Title IX as justification for censoring the satirical article, but the university's harsh discipline measures might be illegal.
The former high school student who tweeted "Actually yeah" in response to an anonymous charge that he had made out with a female teacher will receive hundreds of thousands in a federal court settlement.
Tim Tai, who was captured on a viral video defending his First Amendment rights against a no-media policy, was named the recipient of the First Amendment Defender Award.
Student staffers of the Black Tribune, a publication run by Loyola students of color, would not allow outside media to take pictures inside the protesters' arm-locked circle, following a demonstration against racism on campus.