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Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act (2022)
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 Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act is such a provision. The law affirms the right of student journalists attending Hawaii public schools and colleges to determine the content… Continue reading Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act (2022)
SPLC urges Seminole County School Board to change policy
Read the full letter SPLC sent to the Seminole County School Board urging them to adopt a new student media publications policy.
SPLC model district policy for high school student media
A clear school policy protecting student press freedom can prevent many censorship conflicts.
COVID-19 Student Media Survey
Tell us about your experience as a student journalist or adviser during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Guide for the private school press
Do students at a private high school or college have to check their free speech rights at the campus gate when they walk to school each morning?
The answer to that question is a resounding maybe.
Veteran journalists and media lawyers join Student Press Law Center Board of Directors
Know Your Rights: Cyberlaw and Online Publishing
Some of the most frequently asked questions about content published on the internet.
Student media finances: Resources and deeper dives
These articles, webinars and more provide specific guidance for those looking to dive even deeper into financial strategies for their student newsrooms.