Archive for Tag: freedom of expression

Assembly passes Wirths bill that protects student journalists, addresses administrative censorship

TRENTON, N.J. – Student journalists working for school-sponsored media, like newspapers or blogs, could soon be guaranteed freedom of expression rights and protected from administrative censorship under a bill passed by the Assembly Thursday. The bill (A169/S108), sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths, gives students in public schools, as well...

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Wirths’ bill protecting student journalists and preventing administrative censorship advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Student journalists in public schools and colleges could soon be guaranteed freedom of expression rights and protected from administrative censorship under a bill advanced by the Assembly Education Committee today and sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths. “Students who have been critical of school policies or decisions...

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Dancer defends freedom of speech at college campuses

Assemblyman Ron Dancer introduced legislation (A5731) that would require public institutions of higher education to adopt policies protecting freedom of expression. “Any effort to censor philosophies that might differ from ours is in direct violation of our Constitution,” said Dancer (R-Ocean). “College campuses should be a place where students...

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