While Sept. 17 is a day to celebrate the U.S. Constitution and all of the rights and protections it affords, it's ironic to celebrate when there are so many threats to press freedom.
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Celebrating Student Press Freedom on Constitution Day
On Constitution Day (and every day), we at SPLC want you to remember: the Constitution protects student press freedom.
Constitution Day lesson plan highlights North Dakota’s new student press rights protections
Thursday, Sept. 17, is Constitution Day, when all schools must set aside time to teach about constitutional principles. For Constitution Day 2015, the SPLC has created a classroom lesson plan to get young people talking about the nation's newest student-rights statute, the New Voices of North Dakota Act, and how it fortifies their federally protected First Amendment rights.