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IDS: Bill would protect student press rights

Indiana University’s student newspaper, Indiana Daily Student, recently published an article about Indiana High School Press Association director Diana Hadley and her work with the New Voices of Indiana team to get a new, bipartisan bill passed through the legislature. House Bill 1130, co-authored by Rep. Edward Clere, R-New Albany, and Rep. Edward DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, would […]

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Student journalist freedom bill passes committee unanimously

Selena Qian was one of six high school and college student journalists who testified for House Bill 1130 this week. Williams planned to testify, but he had to leave before the bill was heard. Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, and the bill’s sponsor, read Williams’ testimony. The bill passed the education committee hearing Thursday, Feb. 16 with a 13-0 vote. […]

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Legislative News

The Indiana High School Press Association and The Student Press Law Center are following bills at the Indiana State Legislature that deal with issues of student expression. House Bills 1015 and 1364 are being watched.  Having your students follow these bills is educational on a number of levels. All bills are easy to access at […]

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