The Student Press Law Center has submitted formal comments to the Tennessee Department of Education urging it to amend draft regulations implementing the state’s new ban on so-called “prohibited concepts" to ensure that student journalists will not be penalized under the new law. The SPLC has called upon Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn to… Continue reading SPLC urges Tennessee to protect student media from investigation
I counted feet in iambic pentameter in my freshman English class, discussed literary devices the following school year, identified rhetorical devices in AP Language as a junior, and wrote analytical essays my senior year. For all the Shakespeare I remember to this day, I never learned how to read the news in a classroom. More… Continue reading Bad News
North Carolina draft bill would remove teacher pay from the public record
A draft bill in North Carolina would make individual teachers' salaries exempt from the public records law to prevent teachers' "envy and jealousy."