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TheStatehouseFile.com: Bill to protect student journalists officially dies

This is an excerpt from an article written by TheStatehouseFile.com reporter and Franklin College student Katie Stancombe. Read the full article here. — Student journalists have no chance of gaining stronger First Amendment rights now that a bill that would have protected them is dead. A student journalists protections bill, previously known as House Bill […]

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First Amendment Symposium

(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 winners. Carly Lanich and Ashley Shuler–student journalist of the year finalists–were also awarded $1500 scholarships from the Hoosier State Press Association. David Adams First Amendment […]

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Glenda Ritz to speak at Symposium

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will speak at this year’s First Amendment Symposium on March 5. Glenda Ritz has been an educator since 1978, and until her election in 2012 as the Superintendent of Public Instruction, she served as a Library Media Specialist at Crooked Creek Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Superintendent Ritz […]

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