2020 Regional Prompts are available
Each year, hundreds of students gain recognition for their journalism through the KSPA Regional Contests. Hosted at six universities, the contests challenge students to create their best writing, photography, design or cartooning. All students receive feedback from an expert judge and many receive awards for their work. Students who place at Regionals qualify for the State Contest in May where they can earn a state championship or other awards. Register your students now!
Providing support and leadership in scholastic journalism
The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is a non-profit organization composed of Kansas scholastic journalism students and their teachers. The organization is committed to excellence in journalism at all levels and views its focus as one of providing journalism education leadership for Kansas teachers and students. The KSPA provides a support system through its contests, conferences and scheduled activities.
Our Stories. Our Voices. Our Freedom.
Kansas students have extraordinary free expression rights, thanks to a landmark law passed in 1992. Students and teachers can learn about their rights and how the law was made in this documentary, produced by KSPA.Watch it now.
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