Who we are

We are educators, parents, siblings, and friends who aren’t satisfied with the quality of the content our students are exposed to. We know they deserve better, and are committed to bringing authentic, engaging, diverse and accessible content to all learners.

Do work that matters

Inspire a generation of learners. Support and empower teachers. Shape the future of K-12 education.

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Our Mission

Everything we do is in support of one single, ambitious goal: Meaningful classroom learning for every student.

Walt, Sales

“It's rare to find a company that is equal parts socially driven and such a promising tech innovator. The balance of the two makes for a great work environment with a lot of upward mobility and fast-paced growth.”

Kirk, Product

“I’ve been given the opportunity to solve more interesting problems during my 2 years at Newsela than I would have been at most other companies. The work is thought-provoking and tackling it with an exceptional development team that I can learn from and respect makes it all the more fulfilling.”

Alex, Engineering

“I love working on an engineering team that has a culture of asking and answering each other's questions. I can really tell that an ethos of learning radiates throughout all of Newsela; that questions are viewed as opportunities to teach and learn.”

Laurence, Field Sales

"Being a Field Sales Rep at Newsela means I get to find new ways to help make a positive impact for students across the country. Whether I’m sitting down at one of the biggest school districts in the nation, or helping a teacher at a small school learn how to best use Newsela's platform in class, I get to embark on a different journey every day."

Steph, Editorial

“Creating Newsela’s content is so fulfilling! What we deliver speaks to students' interests and incorporates identities that have been historically been marginalized. A wide array of students now see themselves and the things they care about reflected in what they're reading, which leads to more engaged learning and builds empathy.”

Stephanie, Data Science

“My team is extremely cross-functional, which means I'm able to explore the full breadth of our product and see how my work is tangibly impacting students and teachers. I love that I have the autonomy to discover new solutions and share my ideas with teams across the company.”

Our Team

From Engineering to Sales, HR to Marketing, Product to Finance, Content to Customer Success and everything in-between, we’re all united by a common purpose.

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Our Impact

  • Serving 90% of schools including 25 million students and over 2 million teachers.

  • Named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies 2 years in a row.

  • Named one of Deloitte’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies 2 years in a row

New York

“It’s amazing how often we hear affirmation of Newsela’s impact. It feels great doing work that you know is delivering something that’s highly valuable to teachers and students.”


Maryland Matters

Opinion: As Tech in Schools Becomes the Norm, a Holistic Approach to Accessibility Is Critical

Now that the second full school year since the start of the pandemic is over, it is clear that K-12 education has changed — permanently.

NJ Spotlight News

Op-Ed: Focus on learning acceleration to guide students through pandemic

The education system must prioritize finding and filling the gaps in students’ learning. 


Newsela breaks into interactive educational video with first acquisition

Newsela announced today that it has acquired HapYak, an interactive video software business for the enterprise.

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