By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Newspapers in Education makes a difference with area students
Placeholder Image
MONROE - Using newspapers in the classroom to help open children's minds up to the world around them has been an enduring legacy in American education. "For more than two centuries in this country, newspapers have been used in classroom instruction," says The New York Times in an article for its College Classroom program. It quotes an excerpt from the Portland Eastern Herald of Maine from June 8, 1795, which wrote: "Do you wish your child to improve in reading solely, give him a newspaper, it furnishes a variety, some parts of which must indelibly touch his fancy.