First amendment 2000.
The new award is sponsored by The Freedom Forum's First Amendment center, the Journalism Education Association, the National Scholastic Press Association, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll. Schools were judged on a variety of issues from the protections of students' religious expression to their dedication to protecting textbooks and library books from school board and other administrative censorship.
More than 200 schools applied for the honor. Johnsburg High School in McHenry, Ill., was a winner from the state of Illinois.
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|Title Annotation:||awards focusing on free speech given to public schools|
|Publication:||St. Louis Journalism Review|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Feb 1, 2001|
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