The Observer

The New Voices Act  is intended to increase student journalists’ freedom of speech and was introduced to 20 states  last year. Many of these states, including Maryland, were inspired by North Dakota’s first passage of the act.

Bill Seeks to Increase Freedom of Speech

By Emiliana Cardinale, Production Manager February 29, 2016

The Supreme Court decision in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier in 1988 limited freedom of speech for high school journalism students by giving administrators the right to censor school publications....

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