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.
SPLC spoke with Brennan Eberwine, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute participant, about press freedom advocacy and Kentucky New Voices.
SPLC spoke with Adriana Rodriguez, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute participant, about her second summer advocating for student press freedom.
SPLC spoke with Madeline Magielnicki, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute participant, about how she got involved with press freedom work.
SPLC congratulates the State of Hawaii on the signing of HB1848, the “Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act."
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)
The Illinois Campus College Press Act protects campus media from censorship.
John Tagliareni reflects on the New Voices process and his tips for advocates working to become the next New Voices state.
Tom McHale reflects on how New Jersey passed its New Voices law and his tips for advocates working to become the next New Voices state.
Carolyn Heckle – a junior at Corning-Painted Post High School in Corning, New York – understands the importance of a free press and the power of a phone call. She and her classmates conducted a phone banking effort to advocate for student press freedom through the New York Student Journalist Free Speech Act. The law… Continue reading New York Students ‘Call’ for Student Press Freedom