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Submissions being accepted for spring contests

Schools may now submit entires for the 2020 IHSPA spring contests. Several of the important dates for these competitions have changed, so please read the following information carefully: FIRST AMENDMENT SYMPOSIUM CONTESTS — DUE FEB. 14, FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FEB. 21, RECOGNIZED AT STATEHOUSE MARCH 10 DAVID ADAMS FIRST AMENDMENT CONTEST ($100 prize to winning school, […]

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Opposition prevents New Voices law in 2019

By Emily Ketterer Special to IHSPA INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana student journalists will continue to wait for First Amendment protections after legislation securing those rights failed to be considered in 2019. The bill was filed by Reps. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, and Ed DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, for a third year in the General Assembly but didn’t garner […]

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Top journalists celebrated at symposium

Southport student Madelyn Knight was named the 2019 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year during the 12th annual IHSPA First Amendment Symposium March 14 at the Indiana Statehouse. One of four finalists from across the state, contest judges selected Knight’s comprehensive portfolio because it not only showcased her talents within the field, but also […]

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