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Accelerate learning for Florida students

A relevant, engaging, B.E.S.T.-aligned instructional content platform designed to complement your curriculum.

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Explore Florida content Supporting equitable learning & differentiation
Resources for Florida educators

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Newsela knows Florida

Navigate your district’s ever-changing needs with engaging content for every learner & subject.

  1. Empower teachers with resources to implement Florida’s B.E.S.T. standards for ELA

  2. Equip districts with resources to address Florida required instruction (FS 1003.42)

  3. Provide one trusted resource to fill curricular gaps, empower teachers, and support evolving Florida priorities and mandates

  4. Make Social Studies come alive with relevant connections all students can access

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Florida’s B.E.S.T. standards for ELA


SEL Activities and Extensions


Supports for Multilingual Learners

Arts and Culture

Content from the B.E.S.T. text lists

Florida’s B.E.S.T. standards for ELA

Instructional supports to expand students' learning experience and engagement

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Curations, Lessons, and Customizations. Create custom activities, search for content by standard, curate Text Sets, and control the reading levels students experience.

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Quizzes, Writing Prompts, and Assignments. Create and share customizable assignments and give students access to reading comprehension quizzes, customizable writing prompts, and annotations.

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Aligned to Florida State Standards. Use Newsela to teach the standards and priorities of your school, district and the state of Florida]. We support leading frameworks, and commonly used curricula to ensure instruction is both engaging and driving learning.

  • B.E.S.T. Standards for ELA

  • A selection of curated content to support the LAFS and LAFS-aligned curricular resources

  • Statutes for Florida required instruction (FS 1003.42)

  • NGSSS for Social Studies and Science

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Meet our trusted Florida partners

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

Keep Florida students learning, wherever they are

Complement your ELA curriculum

Complement the curriculum you already have with authentic, engaging content from Newsela. Six new, Florida B.E.S.T-aligned resources will be available by the end of 2021.

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Resources for Florida educators

In-depth resources to help Florida educators get the most from Newsela’s content solutions.

Success Story

How Putnam County managed distance learning

Providing flexible content to meet any instructional model.
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B.E.S.T.-aligned resources to complement your ELA textbooks

Complement the curriculum you already have with six, new custom resources.
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How a large Florida district saved teachers’ time with Newsela

Empowering teachers and students through content diversity and choice.
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Content solutions across the curriculum

Authentic, B.E.S.T.-aligned content to pair with textbook resources and fill gaps.