A tense public battle over content in a Florida high school yearbook was overblown, according to public records obtained by SPLC.
SPLC is deeply concerned about a pattern of censorship threats over LGBTQIA+ content in The Greyhound yearbook at Lyman High School, Florida.
Just a few days after a similar situation at a Missouri high school, the Lyman High School Greyhound yearbook in Florida withstood public public pressure to censor a spread.
When school admin attempted to censor their yearbook and halt distribution, The Greyhound staff contacted SPLC for help and fought back.
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Read the full letter SPLC sent to the Seminole County School Board urging them to adopt a new student media publications policy to prevent future censorship in the district.
SPLC commends the Seminole County School Board for rejecting the censorship of the Lyman High School yearbook and compromising with students.
The censorship of the Lyman High School yearbook is an extreme misuse of power by Seminole County Public Schools administrators.
The Student Press Law Center condemns the overt censorship of the yearbook by administrators at Bigelow High School in Arkansas.
Florida International University's student government cut the budget of the student paper, PantherNOW, for the fourth year in a row on March 24. This came just two weeks after the paper reported the Elections Board violated an election code that said SGA must publish the ballot a week before the election, leaving students unaware of… Continue reading Florida college SGA cuts paper’s budget following election violation story