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Student publications count for fine arts credit

By Karen T. Braeckel
HSPA Foundation

Every once in awhile common sense wins out.

In this case it took several years to prevail, but at least it happened.

High school juniors and seniors now may count student publications for Fine Arts credit as a directed elective for the Core 40 Indiana Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas.

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Use the News in the classroom: Feb. 9-13, 2015

megaphone-dude-cutoutThe HSPA Foundation offers weekly lesson plans for teachers to use the newspaper in the classroom.

The lesson ideas include Indiana Academic Standards for reading informational text, plus standards for science, math and writing.

Click here to access this week's lessons and a downloadable activity sheet.

Journalism Job and Career Fair

More than 100 students registered to attend the Journalism Job and Career Fair at Ball State University Jan. 31, 2015. Editors from 20 news organizations interviewed students during the event sponsored by APME and HSPA Foundation.

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