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.

SPLC Seeking Organizing Associate

About the Student Press Law Center: The Student Press Law Center (“SPLC”) is an independent, nonpartisan 501c(3) based in Washington, D.C. which works at the intersection of law, journalism and education to promote, support and defend the First Amendment rights of student journalists at the high school and college level.  Founded in 1974, the Student… Continue reading SPLC Seeking Organizing Associate

What is all this talk about “Prohibited Concepts” and how does it affect student journalists?

Paper cut outs of question marks strewn around a desk next to a hand holing a pen

All around the country, an alarming trend has emerged: state governments are adopting school curriculum restrictions - some of which may impact student journalists. Called “anti-CRT”, “divisive concepts” or “don’t say gay” laws, these laws significantly - and often ambiguously - restrict what can and cannot be discussed in school materials. For student journalists, this… Continue reading What is all this talk about “Prohibited Concepts” and how does it affect student journalists?