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Accelerate learning for Ohio students

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

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Supporting the Ohio Reading Restart Plan
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Newsela knows Ohio

Navigate Ohio’s ever-changing needs with flexible content to help you reach each student.

  1. Improve Ohio students reading comprehension with robust instruction that adheres to the leading research on the Science of Reading.

  2. Provide a trusted resource to support educators teaching Ohio’s K-12 Social and Emotional Learning Standards. See how Newsela aligns with the standards here.

  3. Support all students with college and career planning resources that help schools address the sixth component on the state school report card for college, career, workforce and military readiness.  Newsela also provides resources to support new financial literacy requirements for high school

  4. Dive into Ohio Social Studies standards with authentic current event texts.

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

  • Content aligns to Ohio Learning Standards for English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies

  • SEL content and supports align to Ohio K-12 Social and Emotional Learning Standards

  • Curriculum Complements across subjects align to the scope and sequence of popular curricular materials

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Meet our trusted Ohio partners

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

Content that supports Ohio's instructional needs

Power Newsela content with NWEA assessments

Use MAP Growth scores from NWEA to deliver Newsela content at the reading level that’s just-right for students, accurately and automatically. It’s faster, easier differentiation. 

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Resources for Ohio educators

Content solutions across the curriculum

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