From the ECS State Policy Database

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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

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State Status/Date Level Summary
CASigned into law 08/2010P-12Charter School Students' Freedom of Expression
S.B. 438
Makes clear that provisions protecting public school students' right to freedom of speech and of the press are also applicable to charter school students.

ILSigned into law 08/2007Postsec.
Community College
College Campus Press Act
S.B. 729
Creates the College Campus Press Act. Provides that all campus media produced primarily by students at a state-sponsored institution of higher learning is a public forum for expression by the student journalists and editors at the particular institution, and t...

MNto governor 07/2005P-12History education
H.F. 141 - Multiple Components
Districts may not censor or restrain instruction in American or Minnesota state history or heritage based on religious references in original source documents, writings, speeches, proclamations, or records.