Get high-quality content with federal funding

You can use funding from the recent federal stimulus packages or the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to purchase Newsela.

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Allowable use for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER)

ESSER I, ESSER II, and ARP ESSER have collectively made $190+ billion available for schools.

  1. Digital-first content published at 5 reading levels, ensuring all students can access the same materials

  2. Authentic, engaging texts paired with standards-based activities help mitigate learning loss

  3. Aligned to ELA, Social Studies, and Science standards in all 50 states

  4. Proven to have a positive impact on schools, regardless of student subgroup composition

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Allowable use for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Newsela’s research-backed solutions promote positive learning outcomes for all students.

Title I, Part A

Newsela delivers equity for every learner with content that goes beyond how students access the materials and ensures the materials themselves are accessible.

Title II, Part A

Newsela Professional Learning combines research-backed pedagogy with the technology training teachers need to use Newsela effectively in the classroom.

Title III

Newsela can help English learners and immigrant students reach and exceed grade-level standards, while promoting a greater sense of belonging.

Title IV, Part A

Newsela solutions can help you provide a more well-rounded education to students, from promoting digital literacy to supporting their social-emotional well-being.

We’ve outlined in detail how Newsela meets ESSA requirements.
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Power meaningful classroom learning with federal funding

 See how districts nationwide can make the most with the additional resources now available.

Local guidance

State stimulus guidelines that inspire

What we can learn from Connecticut, Kentucky, Nebraska, and New Jersey.
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Learning loss

Maximizing “learning loss” funding

What the 20% requirement in the American Rescue Plan means for you.
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Purchasing Newsela with stimulus funds

Use this resource as a starting point for reporting requirements.