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A few suggestions on how to celebrate Constitution Day

A few suggestions on how to celebrate Constitution Day

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

September 16, 2015


Filed under IJEA Blog, Press On!

If everything goes right, by the end of class your students will have become intellectually engaged while discussing the fundamental legal document of our country. They'll have understood why the Constitution matters.

Students land a blow against prior review

Students land a blow against prior review

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under IJEA Blog, Press On!

On the first day of school the new principal of Woodrow Wilson High in Washington, D.C., instituted a policy of prior review for the school newspaper. The students pushed back, and the result was heartening for all who care about a free and responsible student press.

Getting ready for a new school year

Getting ready for a new school year

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

August 1, 2015


Filed under IJEA Blog, Press On!

With arrival of August comes the unofficial end of summer vacation. For publication advisers and their students that means gearing up to tell the many stories that will unfold this year both on and off campus. And IJEA is here to help, starting with our blog!

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