West Virginia adopted the Student Journalist Press Freedom Protection Act, becoming the 17th New Voices state!
Gary Green Joins SPLC as Executive Director
A fierce First Amendment advocate, veteran journalist and accomplished leader has been named the Student Press Law Center’s next executive director.
Celebrating 5.5 years of Hadar Harris as SPLC Executive Director
SPLC Board Chair Logan Aimone and former Executive Director Hadar Harris reflect on the successes of the past five-and-a-half years and look to SPLC’s important work moving forward.
West Virginia Senate approves New Voices bill
West Virginia Senate approved a New Voices bill, but SPLC requests a crucial amendment to prevent constitutionality issue.
Indiana Daily Student and The Battalion win 2022 collegiate press freedom awards
The Indiana Daily Student and reporter Cate Charron, and the staff of The Battalion receive SPLC's 2022 collegiate press freedom awards.
More Than Half of New Jersey School Districts in Violation of Student Press Freedom Law
An analysis by the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) has found that more than half of New Jersey school districts may be in violation of a 2021 law protecting student press freedom.
SPLC, joined by 22 orgs and individuals, sends letter urging district to withdraw disciplinary action against CA adviser
The Student Press Law Center sent a letter urging Superintendent Carvalho to withdraw the disciplinary matter against adviser Adriana Chavira.
SPLC Hires Attorney Josh Moore as First Assistant Director, Jonathan Gaston-Falk as Staff Attorney and Devin Yingling as Communications Fellow
These additions mark the largest full-time staff in the organization’s history as SPLC bolsters its mission to support, promote and defend the First Amendment rights of student journalists and their advisers across the country.
Mourning with the Uvalde Community
The Student Press Law Center joins in mourning the children and teachers killed yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Schools should be a place of learning and joy, not a target for violence. Our hearts go out to the shattered families who have lost their precious children and family members.
NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Restores and Protects Student Press Freedom
SPLC congratulates the State of Hawaii on the signing of HB1848, the “Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act."