Illinois JEA

FREE CURRICULUM: Advisers can download, use ‘Scholastic Media Law & Ethics in New Voices Illinois’ for this fall

FREE CURRICULUM: Advisers can download, use ‘Scholastic Media Law & Ethics in New Voices Illinois’ for this fall

By Amanda Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

July 17, 2017

On July 29, 2016, Illinois became a New Voices state when the Speech Rights of Student Journalists Act (HB 5902) became law. The Illinois Journalism Education Association was elated at the bill’s passage, but we also recognized the responsibility that this legislation necessitated to both understand an...

Bill preventing censorship of high school journalists introduced in Illinois House

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

February 18, 2016

The journey to overturn the power of Illinois public school administrators to interfere with responsible and ethical student journalism has begun, thanks to an energetic young state representative and the organizing efforts of IJEA and its allies.

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