News in the classroom

Engage your students with real world, global perspectives for any subject

News Decoder articles go beyond headlines to provide context for the big issues in the news. Our correspondents bring decades of journalistic expertise reporting on major world events to write exclusive news decoders for our youth audience. Student reporters are trained in our Pitch, Report, Draft, Revise methodology to produce balanced, credible and authoritative news content.

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Climate Change

3x2For 2023 lets agree Its time for a new climate narrative 1


Why we all need to care about Russias invasion of Ukraine 3x2 2

Can the world enforce peace?

Volodymyr Zelensky criticized the United Nations for its failure to stop the war in Ukraine. But to do more would mean changing how the United Nations works.


New space telescope will let us look back millions of years


3x2 Decoder Exchange rates are canaries in the coal mine

Personal Reflections

3x2 I want to be a winner who leaves the world a better place 1

Navigating a world of preconceptions

We carry complicated identities inside us. But others see only the outside and they carry their own biases. That can result in privilege or prejudice.

Health & Wellness

3x2 Media glare can enrich tennis pros yet imperil mental health

The birthing of civilization

Across cultures and times, midwives have been at the side of women, helping bring healthy babies into the world. Finally the world recognizes their value. 

News in the Classroom