Sara Ward from The Greyhound yearbook reflects on her censorship experiences and shares tips on fighting for student press freedom.
Category: New Voices
West Virginia New Voices Act (2023)
On March 23, 2023, West Virginia became the 17th New Voices state. Read the full law now.
West Virginia Protects Student Press Freedom
West Virginia adopted the Student Journalist Press Freedom Protection Act, becoming the 17th New Voices state!
West Virginia Senate approves New Voices bill
West Virginia Senate approved a New Voices bill, but SPLC requests a crucial amendment to prevent constitutionality issue.
More Than Half of New Jersey School Districts in Violation of Student Press Freedom Law
An analysis by the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) has found that more than half of New Jersey school districts may be in violation of a 2021 law protecting student press freedom.
New Voices advocate Brennan Eberwine shares his experiences and advice for up-and-coming student leaders
SPLC spoke with Brennan Eberwine, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute participant, about press freedom advocacy and Kentucky New Voices.
Adriana Rodriguez is putting her New Voices Student Leaders Institute training into action
SPLC spoke with Adriana Rodriguez, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute participant, about her second summer advocating for student press freedom.
New to New Voices, Madeline Magielnicki finds passion for press freedom advocacy
SPLC spoke with Madeline Magielnicki, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute participant, about how she got involved with press freedom work.
NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Restores and Protects Student Press Freedom
SPLC congratulates the State of Hawaii on the signing of HB1848, the “Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act."
New Jersey New Voices Law (2021)
In addition to the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, states can provide additional free speech protection to their own citizens by enacting state laws or regulations. The New Jersey New Voices law is such a provision. The law affirms the right of student journalists attending New Jersey public high schools to determine the content… Continue reading New Jersey New Voices Law (2021)