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The Columbus Dispatch/Newspaper in Education


Newspaper in Education is an international educational effort that helps teachers and parents use the very latest textbook - their local newspaper - to instruct young people about the world around them, fuel their desire to learn about many topics and encourage a love of reading. Return to The Dispatch home page to get up-to-date information on national, state, and local elections and issues.

CNN Student News


CNN Student News is a daily commercial-free, ten-minute broadcast of the day's news geared for middle-and high-school students. On CNNStudentNews.com, ou can access the show and free related curriculum materials, including learning activities, discussion questions, news quizzes and more.

C-SPAN Classroom


Provides resources on elections, candidates, and issues and lessons and activities for teachers.



The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" site that monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.

Newseum - The Interactive Museum of News



This website is dedicated to the history of the "news." Resources for teachers and students on this website include primary document posters with lesson plans. During Presidential Election years the site posts an exhibit that explores how media coverage of presidential campaigns have changed from 1896 to the present. Teacher can access "Today's Front Pages" from over 800 newspapers in the U.S. and around the world.

News Media Sites


ABC - http://abcnews.go.com/

CBS - http://cbsnews.com/

CNN - http://www.cnn.com

CNN Politics.com - http://www.cnn.com/POLITICS/

C-SPAN - http://c-span.org

Fox - http://www.foxnews.com

NBC - http://www.nbcnews.com

PBS - http://www.pbs.org/news/


The Columbus Dispatch - http://www.dispatch.com

The Christian Science Monitor - http://www.csmonitor.com/

The New York Times - http://www.nytimes.com

USA Today - http://www.usatoday.com/

The Wall Street Journal - http://online.wsj.com/home-page

The Washington Post - http://www.washingtonpost.com/

The Washington Times - http://www.washingtontimes.com/

Statehouse News Bureau


News reports on the actions of theGovernor, the Ohio General Assembly, the Ohio Supreme Court, and other elected officials. Reporters cover statehoue news, government issues, Ohio politics, and concerns of business, culture and the arts.


 Kids Voting Central Ohio

 A program of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio

 2080 Citygate Dr.

 Columbus, OH 43219