The Iowa High School Press Association is a membership-driven organization with a mission to encourage interest in journalism and secondary school publications.
Raise the standards of secondary school publications.
Encourage the recognition of journalism as a separate and important course of study, particularly as it reflects the ability of the secondary school student to use the mass media in understanding his/her role as a citizen.
Encourage secondary school publications to accept responsibility as a vital means of communication with the community about school aims and activities.
Encourage students with journalism aptitudes to continue in the field of journalism.
Support standard requirements of a minor or a minimum of 18 hours in journalism for teachers of journalism.
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