Lori Oglesbee-Petter, a journalism teacher with 34 years of experience in three states, has been at Prosper since May 2016. Last year alone, her journalism students racked up more than 175 state and national journalism awards.
Tag: administrative prior review
After months of criticism and bad press, Texas high school reverses prior review policy, allows editorials
Eagle Nation Online will not be subject to prior review in the upcoming school year.
Why a high school principal wanted the school paper to be a public forum, after a year of prior review
Student journalists will now have editorial control over their coverage after the school board unanimously voted to implement a principal's recommendation to make the paper a public forum.
Prior review policy results in censorship of Wisconsin student journalists — again
Student journalists at Fond du Lac High School had to choose between releasing their final paper in time for graduation and fighting against what they felt was unfair censorship. They chose to print the censored paper.
NJ student editor speaks out after administrators spike story about district tensions
The editor-in-chief of a New Jersey high school newspaper planned to publish a story in the most recent edition about a conflict between administrators and the superintendent. Instead, she ended up publishing a story explaining why that article didn't appear.
Wisconsin administrators impose prior review after news magazine's story on sexual assault
Student journalists are petitioning their superintendent, asking him to reverse prior review guidelines created in response to the student news magazine’s article about sexual assault.
New Jersey students to appeal administrators' censorship to school board
Kylie Sposato didn’t expect much controversy when she submitted a column criticizing student smoking in the school bathrooms last month for publication in her high school newspaper, The Stinger. Sposato was surprised, then, when she learned that the column wouldn’t be running in The Stinger’s December edition after all, the by-product of administrative censorship.
Professional journalist speaks out in favor of students as New Jersey school board reconsiders prior review policy
Discussion and disagreement over a New Jersey high school’s prior review policy has moved a professional journalist to speak out on behalf of student journalists.Adviser Thomas McHale, who oversaw Hunterdon Central Regional High School’s student newspaper for a decade, resigned in May after school officials started enforcing the district’s prior review policy.
New Jersey high school newspaper staff protest prior review policy in editorial
Student journalists at Hunterdon Central Regional High School protested the school’s decision to enforce prior review with an editorial published Wednesday, about a week after their adviser resigned over the policy.
Oregon high school stops student newspaper from distributing copies
The Arrow student newspaper staff at Sherwood High School wasn’t allowed to pass out their original most recent issue because administrators were unhappy with a column one student wrote.