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Student Press Rights . . . Now What?

Vince DeMiero

October 1, 2018

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The New Voices Legislation has passed . . . it is the law.  Now what? See the KNOW THE New Voices Washington presentation to see how the new law impacts students, advisers, administrators and school boards....

NEW VOICES Resources

August 21, 2018

Filed under Legislation, WJEA News

There is so much to know about the New Voices Law that has recently gone into effect. Please find some resources within this article AND on the Resources page of the website. As an adviser or an editor, what does this New Voices...

Senate Bill 5064 moves through legislature

Kathy Schrier, Executive Director

January 16, 2018

Filed under Legislation

Washington is poised to be the 14th state to pass Student Press Rights Legislation as Senate Bill 5064 continues to move through the legislature in Olympia. Also known as Washington's "New Voices" bill, the law affirms that student editors are responsible for content in their school-sponsored media and clarifies the role of school officials. The bill, with bi-partisan sponsorship, made it through the Senate last year, ...

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