"With the guidance of the SPLC, my fellow student journalists and I learned about what protections we had as student journalists and what we could and could not do to fight administrative overreach."
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The most recent review of the state of high school journalism showed the latest struggles, and the progress made, since the first review in 1974.
Editors at Neshaminy High School’s student newspaper want to stop using the term “Redskins” — the school’s long-time nickname and mascot — but say administrators have told the paper’s adviser the staff is not allowed to make that call.
Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee for Federal Reserve chair, once interviewed herself for her high school newspaper. She was its editor-in-chief and school valedictorian."Next year I will attend Pembroke College where I’ve decided to major in math or anthropology or economics," the 1963 graduating senior said in her own interview.
There's a small but powerful item on today's New York Times Learning blog that should bring a gasp from anyone who cares about building safe schools that encourage critical thinking.
“Skyway is ghetto” — the provocative headline of Renton High School’s student newspaper led readers into an issue that worked to open their minds to the Seattle, Wash.-suburb Skyway as a whole, including the more pleasant parts that stereotypes often refuse to acknowledge. The 22-member Arrow staff put out an impressive 40-page May issue in which staff members explored the neighborhood — from its bus line to its park to its middle school.
Adults love to shake their heads about "kids these days" and how