Printer Friendly

First amendment 2000.

A Missouri school was among nine public schools recently named "First Amendment Schools 2000." Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Mo., was chosen for the designation from a pool of nominees from across the country.

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.
COPYRIGHT 2001 SJR St. Louis Journalism Review
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2001 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:awards focusing on free speech given to public schools
Author:Corrigan, Don
Publication:St. Louis Journalism Review
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U4MO
Date:Feb 1, 2001
Words:119
Previous Article:Letters.
Next Article:Add and subtract.
Topics:


Related Articles
Can you say that?
Efforts to counter Hazelwood slow to crawl.
GOD TALK.
Catholic rights reaffirmed in Alberta (Canada).
The U.S. Supreme Court announces new rule for First Amendment free speech cases: public employee whistle-blowers need not apply.
The first amendment: a user's guide the most famous words in the constitution protect a host of rights for Americans--and still spur debate after 215...

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters