What news sites can students trust? These great, classroom-friendly news websites can give students different perspectives on key current events. There are picks on this list for students of all grade levels with appropriately adjusted content. For those sites that target developing readers, the reading levels are dialed down but not dumbed down. Most importantly, all of these options have a few key things in common: They're unbiased and well-researched, and they dig into a host of topics that students will naturally gravitate toward.
If you're interested in increasing your students' news literacy skills, make sure to check out our News and Media Literacy Toolkit as well as our Turn Your Students Into Fact-Finding Web Detectives page.