2018 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 18 - Students
Subchapter 12 - Arkansas Student Publications Act
§ 6-18-1204. Prohibited publications

Universal Citation: AR Code § 6-18-1204 (2018)
  • Student publications policies shall recognize that truth, fairness, accuracy, and responsibility are essential to the practice of journalism, and that the following types of publications by students are not authorized:
  • (1) Publications that are obscene as to minors, as defined by state law;

  • (2) Publications that are libelous or slanderous, as defined by state law;

  • (3) Publications that constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy, as defined by state law; or

  • (4) Publications that so incite students as to create:

    • (A) A clear and present danger of the commission of unlawful acts on school premises;

    • (B) The violation of lawful school regulations; or

    • (C) The material and substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the school.

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