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New Social Studies content, made just for California

A high-quality instructional content platform that gives equitable access to ELA, social studies and science curriculum complements.

Newsela knows California
Newsela supports English Learners in California
Resources for CA educators

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Newsela knows California

Provide meaningful opportunities, in class & at home, with authentic texts for all subjects.

  1. NEW! Provide authentic, accessible Ethnic Studies content aligned to California's statewide model curriculum

  2. Teach 4th grade California state history and 5th grade U.S. history with specially created HSS-aligned collections, featuring non-dominant narratives

  3. Drive inquiry with flexible resources aligned to CCSS, NGSS & the HSS Framework. See complete list of California ELA, social studies and science standards alignments.

  4. Help teachers differentiate instruction for English Language Learners with engaging content at 5 reading levels

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Meet our trusted California partners

We partner with educators and leaders from around the state to meet your content, PD, and assessment needs.

How Newsela can support English Learners in California

Introducing The California Ethnic Studies Collection

Students need access to a wide range of histories and perspectives that encourage them to think critically and become thoughtful, empathetic members of their communities. With California phasing in the statewide graduation requirement for ethnic studies, you can offer instructional materials inclusive of these diverse perspectives

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Resources for California educators

Resources to help California educators get the most from Newsela’s content solutions.


Six essentials you need in your CA Social Studies content

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Cultivating Social Consciousness

Learn about how to provide Ethnic Studies for all students.
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Culturally Relevant Reads for Every Learner

How Newsela’s flexible content supports English Language Learners.
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Content solutions across the curriculum

Meet the needs of your diverse learner populations with authentic, digital-first content.