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The importance of staff edits:
critical thinking, leadership QT 38

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Blog, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Student editors are busy. In addition to leading their staffs, making publication decisions and helping reporters, they are likely also...

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Illinois civics law reinforces
value of journalism education

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller, MJE The successful passage and subsequent signing by Illinois governor Bruce Rauner of legislation that mandates a...

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Instead of removing students from the solution, administrators should empower them to figure it out

Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 in Ethical Issues, Scholastic Journalism, Yearbook | 1 comment

What’s best for students? We return to that essential question constantly as decision-makers in every realm of education. In the “yearbook...

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Scholastic journalism enhances critical thinking, exploration and leadership;
Hazelwood promotes none of it

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Bob Button Hazelwood stories: The Supreme Court decision in Hazelwood is arguably the worst blow to scholastic journalism in our...

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Beyond SJW: an education for reality

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Fern Valentine, MJE During Journalism week, and every week for that matter, we need to stress the unique learning opportunities a...

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