RCFP Schools Guide

☀☀☀☀ Covering a newsworthy school event or education issue? Try the Reporters Committee’s free RCFP Schools Guide app. Created by journalists, it explains state laws to know when writing about schools and students. Version 1.0 was released in March 2015; no update yet. Guidelines range from open meetings to student privacy and are divided into categories such as interviews and photography. Layout is structured but interactive, allowing users to add personal notes and write stories complete with photos/videos and links. Helps reporters see beyond the restrictions they face. — Emily Taylor

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