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Blog: Journalism education benefits special needs students

This blog post was written by Ada Clark, an adviser at Mooresville High School. On the first day of school, one of my students walked in late. Completely unaware of her own tardiness, she marched in with a giant smile. “Hi Kayla,” I said. “Welcome to class.” I then looked at my students and said, […]

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High schools celebrate Student Journalist of the Year finalists

2017 STUDENT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR FINALISTS Ryan Eggers, Ben Davis High School Jackie Ham, Crown Point High School Maria Leontaras, Crown Point High School Adam McGoff, North Central High School (winner) Phillip Steinmetz, Jeffersonville High School (runner-up) Nicole Thomas, Ben Davis High School Lily Thompson, Paoli High School (runner-up)    

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Blog: Publications need transgender name policies

By Kris Brown Fishers High School Publications adviser and IHSPA board member Approximately 1.4 million people identify as transgender according to a study done by the Williams Institute.  In my school of over 3,200, I have taught at least one transgender student each year for the last three years.  As students become more comfortable identifying […]

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