MLN takes no position on this legislation. MLN believes that people who are empowered with media literacy skills will better understand media systems and will have the tools to advocate for changes to those systems th
A bill that elevates media literacy within new civics requirements passed by both House and Senate and is now embedded within the History and Social Science Curriculum Framework
In Massachusetts, both chambers have
by Tamara Sobel, J.D., C.S.E.
Massachusetts Director of Legislation, Policy & Community Organizing at Media Literacy Now
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary
I want to bring your attention to the work of Cindy Eckard, a Maryland parent who has successfully spearheaded state legislation that mandates the development of
The Massachusetts Senate will debate a bill Thursday that would require all public schools to provide lessons in American history and civics. The bill would require media literacy skills be a part of that curriculum.
On March 6, 25 “yes” votes from 25 senators were recorded on the Senate floor in Honolulu, Hawaii in favor of media literacy education.
The bill, SB 2070, based on Media Literacy Now’s national model, would requir
Thanks to the advocacy of Sen. Mike Gabbard, sponsor of the Hawaii Media Literacy bill, that legislation will move to a Senate floor vote Tuesday. Sen. Gabbard pressed for action at the Senate Ways and Means Committee last we