SPLC testified at Wisconsin's Senate Committee on Universities and Revenue in support of proposed New Voices legislation.
Following West Virginia’s passage of a New Voices law earlier this year, the Student Press Law Center has tracked local school districts to ensure they pass student media policies consistent with the law’s protection for student journalism. Beyond being a requirement in the law, these district policies are an important way to ensure school administrators… Continue reading Comments to Mingo County (WV) School Board on Student Media Policy, December 2023
The Wisconsin Senate’s Committee on Universities and Revenue will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 5, on a bill that would offer protection to many of the state’s student journalists and student media advisers.
The Student Press Law Center commends the Wisconsin Assembly for their approval yesterday of New Voices legislation restricting censorship of school-sponsored student media. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration. Sponsored by Representative Tom Michalski, AB 551 ensures that Wisconsin’s public sixth grade through college student journalists determine the content of student media… Continue reading Wisconsin Assembly approves New Voices bill
SPLC is proud to honor The Pearl Post and the Viking Saga with the 2023 High School Courage in Student Journalism Award!
SPLC is proud to honor Riya Vyas of The Union at Milpitas High School with the organization’s inaugural Student Freedom of Information Award!
SPLC is proud to honor The Daily Northwestern with the 2023 Reveille Seven Courage in Student Journalism Award!
SPLC is proud to honor The Citizen at Laney College with the organization’s inaugural Student Freedom of Information Award!
This presentation provides an overview of the New Voices campaign, what the legislation does and what you can do to get involved.
SPLC provided written testimony to Wisconsin's Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities in support of proposed New Voices legislation.