Support NIE

The many benefits that come from supporting the NIE program......

Benefits to schools:

• Sharpens thinking skills.
• Increases student’s interest and motivation by providing study materials relevant to their lives.
• Prepares students for active citizenship in their democracy.
• Heightens teachers’ interest in new teaching techniques.
• Involves schools in the lives of the communities they serve.
• Improves relations with student’s families.
• Responds to the needs of local businesses as future employers.
• Helps prepare students for state and national standardized tests.

Benefits to the community:
• Enhances the quality of citizen participation in schools and local government through better mutual understanding among journalists, educators, students and parents.
• Transforms students into interested, active citizens.
• Recognizes newspapers as the main source of continuing education for members of the community once they are no longer in the classroom.