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Scholastic Journalist Awards

Please note that MIE is no longer sponsoring the High School Scholastic Journalist Awards effective the 2013/2014 academic year.

Classroom resources using newspapers

from the American Press Institute and the Newseum

Newspapers in Your Life
  • What’s News Where?
  • The First Rough Draft of History
In the Newsroom
  • The Fairness Formula
  • Planning for the Unpredictable
Media Literacy
  • Where News Comes From
  • Evaluating the News

Download the Curriculum

This free curriculum features six lessons aligned with Common Core State Standards. Lesson plans incorporate existing Newseum resources into activities and student worksheets. They are geared toward middle- and high-school students, but include extension activities for elementary students.

Apache Junction High School, Apache Junction, The Prospectus
Brophy College Preparatory, Phoenix, The Roundup
Buckeye Union High School, Buckeye, The Hawk
Cactus Shadows High School, Cave Creek, The CS Press
Catalina Foothills High School, Tucson, The Falcon Voice
Combs High School, San Tan Valley, Combs Courier
Corona del Sol High School, Tempe, Sunrise
Desert Vista High School, Phoenix, Thunder Media
Kofa High School, Yuma, Shield & Crown
McClintock High School, Tempe, Guidon
Mountain Pointe High School, Phoenix, Voice of the Pride
Notre Dame Prep, Scottsdale, The Seraphim
Perry High School, Queen Creek, The Precedent

Your school's online news site not listed? Click here to submit publication name and URL.

N the News: Journalism lesson plans

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Journalism Education Sites

American Journalism Review
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Arizona Interscholastic Press Association
Arizona Newspapers Association
Columbia Journalism Review
First Amendment Handbook
Freedom Forum
Journalism Education Association
Journalism Degree
    Career & Education Guide

High School Journalism
How to Start a High School Newspaper
National Freedom of Speech Week
National Scholastic Press Association
Newspaper Association of America
NAA online newspaper list
Professional Journalism Groups
Scholarship Information
Scholastic Journalism Resources
Society of Professional Journalists
Student Press Law Center
Test Your Journalism Knowledge and Skills
Tip Sheet for High School Journalists
Quill and Scroll

Arizona Universities

Arizona State University, Phoenix
Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Cronkite News Service

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
Corners Magazine
School of Communication

University of Arizona, Tucson
Arizona Sonora News Service
School of Journalism