The Illinois governor signed a new law that will protect journalism teachers in the state from administrative retaliation for what students publish in the school newspaper.
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August 01, 2016
June 30, 2016
The legislation would tie criminal background checks to teacher licensure, and civil disorder is listed as a crime that would be screened for under the bill.
April 26, 2016
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.
April 20, 2016
The proposed law is meant to increase the public's respect for the teaching profession in Argentina.
April 08, 2016
Teachers would have the authority to remove any student deemed a safety threat, under a proposed bill by Minnesota lawmakers.
September 17, 2015
Teachers who spend their own money on their classrooms would be eligible for a permanent tax deduction of up to $250 worth under a bill passed Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee.
April 07, 2015
Idaho legislators have passed a budget that will increase funding for schools in the state by 7.4 percent and fund a program that will increase teacher salaries over the next five years.
February 26, 2015
A bill that would allow teachers to be prosecuted for providing "harmful materials" to minors has been passed by the Kansas Senate.
February 05, 2015
A bill under consideration by the Kansas Senate would remove an exemption protecting teachers from prosecution for providing "harmful" materials to minors.
May 29, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed new legislation that would give local school districts or the chancelloras opposed to hearing officersthe final say on whether a teacher accused of sexual misconduct is fired, according to a press release. Under the current law, outside he...