Welcome to NIE!
The Journal Starís NIE program is here to
help teachers, parents and students use
the newspaper as a literacy development
By underwriting NIE and partnering with
sponsors, the Journal Star invites our community at large to
become involved in growing smart, discerning readers.
For teachers, our goal is to help you get
newspapers into your classroom and to provide you with curriculum
ideas and resources that will assist you in using the paper for
For parents, we want to assist in helping
your child grow into an educated, active citizen. Reading the
newspaper at home and using the newspaper to stimulate activities
or discussions is a proven way to grow citizenship.
For students, we want you to learn to read,
and read well. We are interested in what you would like to find
in your newspaper, so you find it engaging and informative. This
experience will enhance your knowledge of your local and national
At the Journal Starís NIE, we want to know
how we can make our program better, and your suggestions are
needed, so please be candid.
Thank you for participating in NIE.
Hereís to the futureóand beyond!