(Click on photos above for full photo and caption) At the First Amendment Symposium on Wednesday, the student journalist of the year finalists were recognized, along with various other award ...
Mary Beth Tinker grew up in Iowa, where her father was a Methodist minister. When she was in eighth grade in 1965, she and a group of students were suspended from school for wearing black armbands to school to mourn the Vietnam war dead. A court challenge by the American Civil Liberties Union led to […]
North Central High School has been named a 2014 First Amendment high school, one of just six U.S. high schools to receive the honor. http://jeasprc.org/six-schools-earn-first-amendment-press-freedom-award/ The award recognizes public high schools that actively support, teach and protect First Amendment rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, with an emphasis on student-run media where […]
IHSPA advisers are encouraged to apply for a summer opportunity. The deadline to apply has been extended to March 16. Check out Elizabeth Granger’s article below about the opportunity, along with a link at the bottom for application information. With my focus on Leah By Elizabeth Granger Reason to retire: Leah Arenz. Reason not to […]