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Editorial Policies

Colorado journalism staffs share their editorial policies Palmer HS: The LEVER Ed Policy Adviser: Erica Rewey  Arvada HS Yearbook: Arvada HS Yearbook Adviser: Rob Bowman…

Get Certified: PLE Certification Requirements

To be certified in Colorado Scholastic Press Law & Ethics Certification, complete the following steps. Take the PLE Certification test online (you can use your notes from the course, and…

Certification Test

Quick Study Guide: Press Law Certification Test study guide You have 50 minutes to complete the test. To Access the Press Law Certification Test click HERE    …

Copyright & Fair Use

Documents:  Photo Fair Use copyright & fair use from the SPLC Resources:  It is always best to take your own photos, create your own music etc. But, if you must, you…

Working with Your Admin

The American Association of School Administrator’s Article: Freeing the Student Press for Their Good and Ours The Voice of Freedom published in “Principal Leadership” Guest Column in The AASA: I Didn’t Always Think Well of Student…

Online Media Law

Presentations: Thoughts from the SPLC on Internet and the Law Documents: From Mark Goodman and the SPLC: Legal Issues for Publishing Online SPLC’s Cyber Law & Online Publishing FAQ SPLC’s Model Guidelines for Student…

Understanding Press Law

Documents: SPLC’s top10_high school FAQ’s & Know Your Rights quick reference sheet SPLC’s Model Guidelines for Student Media: HERE LIBEL  LIBEL LAW and the PIFF Checklist HANDOUT: Libel Handout-Dawkins SPLC’s Guide to LIBEL LAW Student newspapers…

Developing Editorial Policies

Developing an Editorial Policy for your student publications can be the most important thing you do. Sound editorial policies establish student publications as open forums of student-generated and edited content,…

Colorado Student Free Expression Law

Presentation: Understanding Colorado Student Free Expression Document:  Colorado Student Free Expression Law printable pdf ———————————————————— Colorado Student Free Expression Law Citation: Colo. Rev. Stat. Sec. 22-1-120 June 7, 1990 Summary: In addition…

First Amendment & Historic Court Cases

Document: First Amendment Report sponsored by The First Amendment Center: State of the 1st Ammendment Report 2011 Presentations:  1st Amendment Powerpoint Prezi: Understanding the Colorado Student Press Expression Law: HERE Resources: Historic Court Cases: SPLC…

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