School Library Journal promotes the ‘Freedom’ shoe (and NLP)

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Teachers and librarians often find themselves standing for long periods, and School Library Journal has a solution for their fatigued feet: the “Freedom” line of women’s shoes from the Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company, featuring the First Amendment engraved on the sole. Even better, SLJ executive editor Kathy Ishizuka notes, each purchase benefits the News Literacy Project — the company is donating $20 from every sale to NLP.

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Boulder Weekly speaks with Alan Miller about Colorado media literacy bill

Boulder Weekly, a news outlet in Boulder, Colorado, interviewed NLP’s Alan Miller about the need for news literacy. The Colorado legislature is considering a bill that would require media literacy education in schools. “We need to teach students to think like journalists,” Miller said, and “the educators need to be informed to inform their students.”

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No fooling: Connecticut students flag falsehoods, embrace evidence

Rumormongers and perpetrators of hoaxes online work hard to deceive people, but they are no match for the journalism students at The Morgan School, a public high school in Clinton, Connecticut. Their teacher, Leslie Chausse, uses the News Literacy Project’s Checkology® virtual classroom to develop their critical-thinking skills and hone their journalism chops. “There is so…

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