SPLC is proud to honor The Pearl Post and the Viking Saga with the 2023 High School Courage in Student Journalism Award!
Mountain View High School student journalist Myesha Phukan shares her censorship story and why New Voices legislation matters.
A CA student newspaper has threatened to sue their school after officials removed the adviser and cut the school’s intro to journalism class.
The Student Press Law Center and 24 press freedom advocates express concern about challenges to student press freedom at LA City College.
Nathalie Miranda from the Pearl Post shared what it was like writing their story that sparked a nation-wide discussion on student press freedom.
The Student Press Law Center welcomes the LAUSD's decision to drop unlawful disciplinary action against CA adviser Adriana Chavira.
The Student Press Law Center sent a letter urging Superintendent Carvalho to withdraw the disciplinary matter against adviser Adriana Chavira.
UPDATE — The University of California San Diego settled a First Amendment lawsuit with a student-run satirical publication on Sept. 8, 2020, which legal experts say secured significant protections for student journalists against financial censorship. The lawsuit stemmed from a controversial November 2015 article from The Koala, a satirical newspaper on campus. The student government… Continue reading University settles lawsuit with satirical campus publication, affirming 1A protections for students
CALIFORNIA — Cassandra Garcia, a rising senior at Rialto High School in Southern California is fighting to bring back a journalism course at her high school after her principal removed the class from the fall schedule without informing students or the adviser. Garcia is a reporter for the Medieval Times, Rialto's student newspaper. The school’s… Continue reading A high school newspaper was cut during the pandemic. Is it a sign of things to come?
Hillary Davis, SPLC’s New Voices Advocacy and Campaign Organizer, sits down and walks us through the New Voices movement in 2020. Find out what’s happening in your state and how you can get involved. Full Transcript Joe Severino: In January, state legislatures across the country will meet for the start of their 2020 lawmaking sessions,… Continue reading New Voices 2020 preview