I've been fortunate enough to have been to a number of different schools in the US, and one thing that I've always been fascinated with is the idea of a school newspaper. I think it's a brilliant idea - students working collectively to increase awareness of particular issues, via a medium that positively encourages reading. How can it get any better, especially as an English teacher? So, I've taken the plunge - we've started an online newspaper, using Drupal as the content management system with the InnovationNews profile to help us out. I've got a band of intrepid reporters and photographers. Now, we've only been in operation a week or so, but this is what we've done so far: http://news.mrheggart.com/ Click on 'Check out the news' to find out more. So, what advice do we have out there for school newspapers?
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