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Register for scholastic journalism conventions this fall

September 29, 2014

Scholastic journalism conventions and conferences bring together teachers, students and industry experts to explore different aspects of journalism and enhance students’ skills. There are national, state and regional conventions planned throughout the fall around the country. “The value of in-person...

Advisory board offers networking for student journalists

September 22, 2014

ASNE’s Youth Journalism Initiative is looking for high school journalists to join its student advisory board. The program, started last year, enables students to influence ASNE’s outreach and to network with other student journalists from across the country. In addition to offering ideas for programs,...

Twitter chat for journalism teachers offered biweekly

September 22, 2014

Standards-based grading will be the focus of a Twitter chat for journalism teachers on Sept. 25. The discussion, known as #jerdchat, focuses on topics dealing with advising and teaching journalism and takes place every other Thursday from 8-9 p.m. EDT. Journalism teachers Starr Sackstein and Lisa...

1 For All First Amendment Challenge entry form now available

1 For All First Amendment Challenge entry form now available

September 8, 2014

Click here to enter! Entries for the 1 for All First Amendment Challenge are now being accepted through the 1 for All website. The challenge rewards creative ways to teach and raise awareness about the First Amendment. Forty talented teachers or groups of teachers will win a $1,000 prize, and 40 dedicated schools will recei...

‘Because News Matters: A News Literacy Summit’ planned for September

August 22, 2014

News literacy is an imperative skill in the digital age. Every day, people are bombarded with information – some of it true, some of it false. The key is providing them the skills needed to differentiate news from noise. Because News Matters: A News Literacy Summit 2014 aims to increase the scope...

American Society of News Editors releases statement about events in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014

As an organization whose core mission includes protecting freedom of the press, the American Society of News Editors is especially disturbed by the events taking place this week in Ferguson, Missouri. From police physically assaulting citizens engaged in peaceful protest to arresting without cause re...

University of Texas at Austin hosts 2014 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute

July 14, 2014

High school journalism teachers from across the country will come to the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism to learn innovative teaching skills at the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute July 13 to 25. For two weeks, 34 high school teachers will get hands-on training in writ...

Kent State University to host Reynolds High School Journalism Institute in July

July 5, 2014

High school journalism instructors from around the country will learn innovative teaching skills from July 6-18 at Kent State University as part of the 2014 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute. Kent State is one of four locations nationwide that host the annual institutes, which are funded by...

University of Missouri to Host 2014 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute

July 3, 2014

Release courtesy University of Missouri School of Journalism. The Missouri School of Journalism is one of four national sites that will host the Youth Journalism Initiative of the American Society of News Editors this summer. A part of ASNE’s national effort to inspire youth in the ever-changin...

1 For All launches First Amendment Challenge

July 1, 2014

Secondary-school teachers will have a chance to win a $1,000 prize this 2014-15 school year by bringing the First Amendment into their classrooms. The 1 for All First Amendment Challenge is a nationwide event that aims to promote First Amendment education in schools. Teachers who wish to be considered...