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Plan your days at the 2017 IHSPA convention

The full schedule and programming for the 2017 IHSPA state high school journalism convention is near completion, but here is an outline of the two days and information about the Thursday and Friday featured speakers for those wanting to plan ahead. Thursday, Oct. 19 -Registration: 5:30-7 p.m. @Spurlock Lobby -Featured speaker Carrie Ritchie: 7-7:30 p.m. […]

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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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Student journalist freedom bill advances to Senate

Our student journalist freedom bill, House Bill 1130, passed the full House 88-4 and now advances to a Senate Education Committee hearing March 15 at 1:30 p.m. Students are invited to attend a First Amendment Symposium and rally for the bill Tuesday, March 14 at 11 a.m. in the Statehouse South Atrium. Students may also […]

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