NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION
Sponsored by LITERACY LEADERSHIP & Arizona Daily Star
NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION is an award-winning literacy program, honored by the Arizona Reading Association, Tucson Area Reading Council, and the Newspapers Association of America Foundation.
NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION (NIE) is committed to promoting reading, literacy and learning through the use of the print and electronic editions of the Arizona Daily Star in K-adult classrooms throughout Tucson and Southern Arizona.
NIE is one of the most exciting educational tools available today. The Arizona Daily Star provides newspapers to area schools by subsidizing a portion of the cost of classroom newspapers. The rest of the cost is covered by donations from readers, fundraisers and local businesses who make up our Partners in Education initiative. Rosemont Copper and Circle K
In additional to award winning literary content, we provide a treasure trove of ready to use curriculum for k-12 classrooms designed to incorporate the use of daily newspaper articles into all subjects from reading and math to science and social studies.
The Arizona Daily Star NIE program reaches over 300 schools and some 14,000 Southern Arizona students daily.
Literacy Leadership Inc. is a non-profit organization formed to support the advancement and promotion of literacy initiatives in the communities it serves.
Literacy Leadership Inc., through the Arizona Daily Star, will forge pertnerships with local businesses, trusts and foundations to fund literacy focused programs. Through its partnership with Newspapers in education, the organization will provide reading materials, curriculum guides, reading events and community wide programs to improve literacy.
Literacy Leadership, Inc. is a 501c3 corporation; all donations through Literacy Leadership are tax deductible.
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