Newsela for District of Columbia Public Schools
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Accelerate academic success for DC Public School students

A relevant and engaging instructional content platform designed to complement your ELA, social studies, and science curriculum.

Newsela knows DCPS

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Newsela knows DC Public Schools

Prepare for summer learning and the '22-'23 school year with vetted, real-world content.

  1. Accelerate student achievement with authentic content aligned to state standards

  2. Give teachers across the curriculum tools to teach literacy and lead discussion

  3. Support Social Emotional Learning needs for all students

  4. Complement your core curriculum with content that aligns to your standards

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Instructional supports to expand student 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 Maryland State and Local Standards.

Use Newsela to teach the standards and priorities of DCPS. We support leading frameworks, the commonlly used curricula to ensure instruction is both engaging and driving learning such as:

  • Early Learning Standards

  • College and Career Readiness Standards

  • Common Core State Standards

Resources for DCPS educators and librarians

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