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JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention
April 16-19, 2015
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2014 NSPA Online Pacemaker finalists announced
MINNEAPOLIS — The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce finalists in the Online Pacemaker competition. The Online Pacemaker competition recognizes the top student-directed online news publications in 2015. The 30 finalists were selected from 172 entries. A team … Continue reading

2014 NSPA Magazine Pacemaker finalists announced
MINNEAPOLIS — The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce Magazine Pacemaker competition finalists. The contest, which recognizes high school literary magazines published during the 2013-14 school year, named 10 finalists based on excellence in concept, writing/editing, photography, art … Continue reading

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2014 NSPA Yearbook Pacemaker Finalists announced
MINNEAPOLIS – The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) is pleased to announce the finalists in the prestigious Yearbook Pacemaker competition. High-quality photojournalism and treatment of photography in design were two categories judges said divided this year’s NSPA Yearbook Pacemaker finalists … Continue reading

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2014–15 Calendar

Feb. 28, 2015
Journalism Honor Roll - Deadline

Feb. 28, 2015
Wikoff Scholarship for Editorial Leadership - Deadline

April 16–19, 2015
JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention - Denver

July 24-26, 2015
NSPA Summer Journalism Workshop - Minneapolis

Nov. 12-15, 2015
JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention - Orlando

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Student Media Sourcebook

atsignbkgThe Sourcebook is NSPA's directory of links to more than 200 student media resources.

Best of the High School Press

trophybkgAn online collection showcasing some of the best work in student media by our members, including winners of NSPA's contests. More contest winners and galleries here.

It's the Law

cmpbkgSince 1994, Mike Hiestand of the Student Press Law Center has contributed regular columns on student press legal and ethical issues. Read them here.

About NSPA

In 1921, NSPA began helping students and teachers improve their publications. Today that goal remains #1. For more information, visit the About Us page or the NSPA FAQ.

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NSPA's exhibitors, advertisers and sponsors help make many of our activities possible. For information about how NSPA and ACP can help get your message out to the high school and college press, visit our sponsor page.