Content Providers

We partner with the most trusted names in publishing to bring engaging content to students. Interested in partnering with us? Let us know.

The New York Times

The New York Times is dedicated to helping people understand the world through on-the-ground, expert and deeply reported independent journalism.

Associated Press

The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering operating in more than 280 locations worldwide. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an award-winning news leader whose mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten local, national and global readers with trustworthy reporting, in-depth analysis and engaging opinions. It combines world-class journalism with the latest technology and tools so readers can interact with The Post anytime, anywhere.

The Guardian

Guardian News & Media (GNM) publishes, one of the largest English-speaking quality newspaper websites in the world. Since launching its US and Australia digital editions in 2011 and 2013 respectively, traffic from outside of the UK now represents over two-thirds of the Guardian’s total digital audience.

National Geographic Partners

National Geographic gets you closer to the stories that matter. Through the world’s best scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, National Geographic captivates and entertains a global community. A joint venture with 21st Century Fox, National Geographic reinvests 27% of proceeds to help fund the conservation and education efforts of the National Geographic Society.

Scientific American

Scientific American, the longest continuously published magazine in the United States, has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for over 160 years.

Scientific American is a trademark of Scientific American Inc., used with permission.

The Smithsonian Institution places a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution — science, history, art, popular culture and innovation — and chronicling them every day for our diverse readership.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica provides the very best in digital educational materials that inspire learning, teaching, and personal growth.


Through its unique visual storytelling, USA TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms. An innovator of news and information, we reflect the pulse of the nation and serve as the host of the American conversation — today, tomorrow and for decades to follow.

New York Magazine

New York Media energizes people around shared interests, igniting important conversations with a cosmopolitan point of view and providing the map to shrewdly navigate a fast-moving culture.

Highlights for Children

We help children become their best selves by publishing content and creating experiences that engage, delight, and foster joyful learning. captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people. With over 7,000 biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, is the digital source for true stories about people that matter.

PBS NewsHour

For more than 40 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to the PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made it one of the most trusted news programs on television.

HISTORY®, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. is the leading online resource for all things history.

John Wiley & Sons

Wiley develops digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. By partnering with learned societies, they help researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference. Their online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, books, and other digital content build on a 200-year heritage of quality publishing.

The Undefeated

The Undefeated is the premier platform for exploring the intersections of race, sports and culture. We enlighten and entertain with innovative storytelling, original reporting and provocative commentary., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nonpartisan public charity, provides professionally-researched pro, con, and related information on more than 50 controversial issues from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy. Using the fair, FREE, and unbiased resources at, millions of people each year learn new facts, think critically about both sides of important issues, and strengthen their minds and opinions.


At ThoughtCo, we believe that learning is a never-ending process, and that great inspiration begins with a question. Whether yours is about science, history, math, or social studies, our in-depth articles give you the answers and information you need to be smart, informed and confident. Whether you are asking for a class, that next conversation, or just because you want to know, we can help.


wikiHow is a worldwide collaboration of thousands of people focused on one goal: teaching everyone in the world how to do anything. Every article you read on wikiHow was written by someone who wanted to help someone else.

Bloomberg L.P.

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

How Stuff Works

HowStuffWorks got its start in 1998 at a college professor's kitchen table. From there, we quickly grew into an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works. Today, our writers, editors, podcasters and video hosts share all the things we're most excited to learn about with nearly 30 million visitors to the site each month.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a nonprofit devoted to history education. The Institute has developed an array of programs for schools, teachers, and students that now operate in all 50 states, including an Affiliate School program with more than 9,000 participating schools. The Institute’s programs have been recognized by awards from the White House, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Organization of American Historians.

Gale, Cengage Learning

Gale, a Cengage Company, connects libraries to learning and learners to libraries. For more than 60 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights by all people, for all purposes.

California Academy of Sciences

A project of the California Academy of Sciences, bioGraphic is a library of content and a global multi-media platform for science, science education, public engagement, and a source of sustainability science, solutions, and inspiration.

Al Jazeera

At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people, and the events that impact their lives. We bring topics to light that often go underreported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust us to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained.

Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is an independent international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage. We want to inspire people to think about what they've read long after they've left the page. To share what they've learned with others. And to do something that makes a difference.

The Conversation

The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news from scholars in academia. The Conversation's editors work with leading experts to bring ideas from their research to the public in engaging and accessible ways.

Ancient History Encyclopedia

Ancient History Encyclopedia is a non-profit company publishing the world's most-read history encyclopedia. Our mission is to improve history education worldwide by creating the most complete, freely accessible and reliable history resource in the world.

Education Week

Editorial Projects in Education is the independent, nonprofit publisher of Education Week and other high-quality print and online products on K-12 education. EPE's mission is to raise awareness and understanding of critical issues facing American schools. It is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Zinn Education Project

The Zinn Education Project (coordinated by Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change) promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in classrooms across the country. For more than ten years, the Zinn Education Project has introduced students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula.

Science Friday

Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. For 25 years we’ve introduced top scientists to public radio listeners, and reminded them how much fun it is to learn something new. But we’re more than just a radio show. We produce award-winning digital videos, original web articles, and educational resources for teachers and informal educators. We like to say we’re brain fun, for curious people.

Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is a guide to the world's amazing places and hidden wonders.

Big History Project

The Big History Project (BHP) is a joint effort between teachers, scholars, scientists, and their supporters. It is a multi-disciplinary approach to knowledge for learners around the world. In addition to developing a full curriculum for high school students, this course is designed for curious members of the public who are seeking answers to big questions about the history of our Universe and the origin of our species.

Public Radio International

Public Radio International (PRI) is a global non-profit media company whose mission is to serve audiences as a distinctive content source for information, insights and cultural experiences essential to living in our diverse, interconnected world.

99% Invisible

99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world. With over 150 million downloads, 99% Invisible is one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes.


WGBH Boston is America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, and a major supplier of programming for public radio. WGBH is a leader in educational multimedia for the classroom and a pioneer in technologies and services that make media accessible to those with hearing or visual impairments.

Science News for Students

Founded in 2003, Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators.

Tribune Content Agency

Tribune Content Agency traces its beginnings to 1918, when it was formed as the Chicago Tribune Newspapers Syndicate. It has gone by other names over the years, including the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate and Tribune Media Services. It became Tribune Content Agency in 2013. In 2014 it absorbed the former McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (“MCT”) news service.

The Marshall Project

The Marshall Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization that seeks to create and sustain a sense of national urgency about the U.S. criminal justice system. We achieve this through award-winning journalism, partnerships with other news outlets and public forums. In all of our work we strive to educate and enlarge the audience of people who care about the state of criminal justice.

Real Times Media

Real Times Media was built on the foundation of our family of newspapers. This includes some of the oldest, most respected and renowned Black newspapers in the country, making Real Times Media one of the largest producers of original content in the nation.

Facing History and Ourselves

Facing History and Ourselves is a nonprofit international educational and professional development organization. Our mission is to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.

Greater Good Science Center

Greater Good magazine turns scientific research into stories, tips, and tools for a happier life and a more compassionate society. Through a variety of mediums, they work to bridge the gap between scientific journals and people's daily lives.

Cricket Media

At Cricket Media, we believe that challenging children’s minds and connecting kids to learn together does wonders for their confidence, creativity and curiosity. That’s why we are dedicated to providing award-winning media on a safe and secure learning network to engage, enlighten and educate children everywhere.

The Art Story

The Art Story is an educational non-profit organization that aims to demystify Modern and Contemporary Art and to further art appreciation. The Art Story's vision is a world where the ideas and aspirations behind wondrous art works are accessible to everyone to explore and be inspired by. Our dedicated staff help millions of people each year understand and enjoy every style of art from Romanticism to Conceptual art.

HistoryLink is the first and largest encyclopedia of state history created expressly for the Internet. They are dedicated to the principle that history belongs to the entire community and that a better understanding of past events can improve public debate and decisions and enrich the lives of individuals.

Project Syndicate

Project Syndicate produces and delivers original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience. Featuring exclusive contributions by prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world, we provide news media and their readers cutting-edge analysis and insight, regardless of ability to pay.

The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune is the only member-supported, digital-first, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues

Academy of Achievement

For more than 50 years, The American Academy of Achievement has sparked the imaginations of young people across America and around the globe by bringing them into direct personal contact with the preeminent leaders of our times.

The Quarto Group

The Quarto Group makes and sells great books that entertain, educate and enrich the lives of adults and children around the world.

Agence France-Presse

AFP is a 24/7 global news agency delivering fast, reliable and in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world. From wars and conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology, AFP produces news content in 7 languages through text wires and alerts, photos, videos, print and interactive graphics.


Mongabay seeks to raise interest in and appreciation of nature and wildlife, while examining the impact of emerging trends in climate, technology, economics, and finance on conservation and development.


PAIRIN is a social enterprise software company whose mission is to make education more relevant and hiring more equitable. PAIRIN dynamically matches students and adults to optimal job profiles and training programs and then personalizes their professional development based on individual goals.

Massive Science

Massive is dedicated to helping scientists share stories about their work and lives in pursuit of a more informed, rational, and curious society.

Institute of Texan Cultures

The Institute of Texan Cultures gives voice to the experiences of people from across the globe who call Texas home, providing insight into the past, present, and future. At its core, the Institute of Texan Cultures is a lesson in diversity and it shows the uniqueness and beauty of the many cultures that came to Texas. It shows the contributions those cultures have made to the state’s character, through music and dance, food, stories and traditions, religion, artisan skills, and ways of life.

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) defends the rights of people worldwide. HRW is one of the world’s leading independent organizations working to uphold human dignity. For more than 30 years, HRW has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change, bringing greater justice and security to people around the world.

The Hechinger Report

We cover inequality and innovation in education with in-depth journalism that uses research, data and stories from classrooms and campuses to show the public how education can be improved and why it matters.

The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia, a free, bilingual online resource and the only established national encyclopedia of its kind in the world, offers the largest collection of authored, accurate and continually updated articles focused on Canada’s history and culture.

Honolulu Civil Beat

Honolulu Civil Beat is an investigative news website that practices watchdog journalism related to the U.S. state of Hawaii.

State House News Service

Since 1894, the State House News Service in Boston has provided journalists, lobbyists, government officials and other civic and business leaders with high-quality, comprehensive, objective information about the activities of Massachusetts state government year-round.

White House Historical Assoc.

The White House Historical Association is a private non-profit educational organization with a mission to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Executive Mansion.

New Georgia Encyclopedia

The New Georgia Encyclopedia is the first state encyclopedia to be conceived and designed exclusively for publication online. This authoritative resource contains original content and helps users understand the rich history and diverse culture of Georgia's still-unfolding story.

The American Prospect

The American Prospect’s mission is summed up in the phrase “liberal intelligence” that runs under the logo on the magazine’s cover. We aim to advance liberal and progressive goals through reporting, analysis, and debate about today’s realities and tomorrow’s possibilities.


OpenStax is Rice University’s non-profit open education initiative. Our goal is to provide access to high-quality educational technology and materials to everyone who needs it. Because we believe that a well-educated society profits us all.


News-Decoder is a global educational news service for young people. Part of a French non-profit, News-Decoder informs youth about complex international issues with tolerance, objectivity and broad vision.

Council for Economic Education

The Council for Economic Education’s (CEE’s) mission is to teach K-12 students about economics and personal finance–and we have been doing so for nearly 70 years. Our goal is to reach and teach every child in every district and school so that they can make better decisions for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Lumen Learning

Lumen Learning creates digital course materials designed to strengthen learning, using open educational resources (OER). Drawing from the best-available openly licensed content, Lumen curates and develops new learning content aligned with learning outcomes for many general education college courses. Attention to learning design, interactivity, user experience, and technical support make Lumen courses a great replacement for expensive college textbooks.


Timeline enriches our understanding of the present by telling stories of the past. Drawing on the best evidence, sources, and information available, we use the narratives of history to bring context to the news and issues of today. Through text, images, and video we change the way people think about now.

Tennessee Historical Society

Founded in 1849, the Tennessee Historical Society is the oldest continually operating historical organization in Tennessee.

Visible Ink Press

Since 1989 Visible Ink Press has published popular references built by experts, packed with facts and handsomely illustrated. These books satisfy the hunger for information and thirst for answers that stretch the mind and challenge readers' preconceptions. They inform and entertain in the areas of science, history, minority studies, and the paranormal. The Visible Ink Press editorial and design community brings decades of experience to helping readers reach a higher level of enlightenment.

Maine Historical Society

Founded in 1822, the Maine Historical Society is the third oldest state historical society in the United States.