Newsela for New Jersey
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New social studies content, made just for New Jersey

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

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Supporting equitable learning & differentiation
Resources for New Jersey educators

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Newsela knows New Jersey

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

  1. Adhere to New Jersey’s S1569 legislation by including LGBTQIA+ voices in social studies. Learn more about The New Jersey LGBTQIA+ and People With Disabilities Studies Collection.

  2. Give teachers flexible digital content they need to teach the NJSLS. See complete list of New Jersey ELA, social studies and science standards we align to.

  3. Provide one trusted content resource that supports New Jersey’s Four Principles of Learning Acceleration covering academic needs and SEL initiatives. Learn more here.

  4. Support New Jersey State Curriculum Mandates, including Amistad, Climate Change and more. Learn more here.

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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 New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS) and statewide curriculum mandates. Use Newsela to teach the standards and priorities of your school, district and the state of New Jersey. We support leading frameworks, and commonly used curricula to ensure instruction is both engaging and driving learning.

  • Aligns to NJSLS for English Language Arts

  • Aligns to NJSLS for English Language Arts reflecting the skills and knowledge students need to succeed in college, career, and life.

  • Aligns to NJSLS for Social Studies and Science

  • Supports state curriculum mandates with content that brings the mandates to life

Content that supports New Jersey's instructional needs

Introducing Add-on Collections for New Jersey

Newsela is proud to offer collections that meet align to New Jersey state standards like our New Jersey LGBTQIA+ and Peoples with Disabilities Studies Collection and our High School Media Literacy Collection. Contact our team for more information.

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Feel the love from New Jersey educators

Meet our trusted New Jersey partners

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

Resources for New Jersey educators

Events & resources to help New Jersey educators get the most from Newsela’s content solutions.

Partnership with 6 New Jersey Districts

Content on LGBTQIA+/People with Disabilities

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Four Principles of Learning Acceleration

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Content solutions across the curriculum

Authentic, standards-aligned content that supports the standards and mandates that matter to New Jersey schools.