NLP partner school makes news

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A recent report in SchoolBook, an education blog from The New York Times and WNYC, shines a spotlight on NLP’s partnership with The Facing History High School, a public school in Manhattan where NLP has been bringing its news literacy curriculum to students in English and humanities classes the past four years.

This year, NLP worked with three sections of 10th-graders studying human rights and genocide. Dina Temple-Raston, a reporter for NPR and a member of NLP’s New York advisory committee, spoke to the students about the difference between propaganda and news, illustrating how radio broadcasts were used in Rwanda to incite genocide. She then moderated an interview via Skype between the students and a Tutsi genocide survivor now living in San Francisco.

The SchoolBook story illustrates how NLP’s teaching units fit into diverse programs and curriculums, and can be customized for use to help teachers inspire their students and achieve their goals.

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