NIE is an acronym for Newspapers in Education, a worldwide effort in
which school textbooks and teaching materials are supplemented with
the use of the local newspaper. The habit of reading a newspaper provides
the necessary practice to build reading and writing skills and develop
an interest in the welfare of one's community--valuable skills and attitudes
to carry students through life.
Who is NIE for?
Students in grades K through 12
Adult Education Centers
Public and Private Schools
Colleges and Universities for pre-service teacher training
What services do NIE programs provide?
Newspapers and electronic editions delivered free to schools or at special NIE rates
Lesson plans and curriculum guides
Professional development for pre-service and in-service teachers
Websites with links to other resources
When and where is NIE available?
In most school districts in New York state, throughout the
During Summer Reading Programs
During Adult Education and Literacy Programs
Why do we support NIE?
To promote literacy
To provide up-to-date educational materials to teachers
To link young readers to their communities and the world around
To encourage interaction with the local newspaper (as student writer, through blog entries, and editorial cartoons)
To prepare students for active citizenship in our democractic society
To encourage lifelong learning
To encourage continued newspaper use
How is NIE funded?
Through discounted subscriptions to area educators
Through generous support from local business partners and
Through a variety of special fundraising programs
For more on Newspapers in Education please contact Mary
Miller at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (518) 449-1667.
If you'd like to make a donation to the NYNPA Newspaper In Education program, simply press the Donation button below.
Your generous gift will be processed through the New York Newspapers Foundation's secure PayPal account.
New York News Publishers Association, Inc. Phone/Fax (518) 449-1667 - Toll-free: (800) 777-1667