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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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