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CLASSROOM NEWSBREAK®

AUGUST 25, 2015

Politics at the State Fair

Presidential candidates flock to Iowa’s state fair looking for votes.


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August 21, 2015

Vroom! 3-D Printed Race Car

A California company has created the first-ever race car made using 3-D printing technology.

August 18, 2015

Lettuce From Space

Astronauts eat fresh food grown on the International Space Station for the first time.

August 14, 2015

A Dinosaur Hits the Road

A famous dinosaur skeleton from London is heading out on tour.

August 11, 2015

Reclaiming a Sunken Treasure

A family discovers $1 million worth of treasure in a shipwreck.

August 7, 2015

Wildfires Devastate California

Thousands of people are forced to evacuate parts of California

August 4, 2015

The Death of Cecil the Lion

An American hunter kills a beloved lion in Africa and causes an Internet storm.

 


news for kids by kids

Remembering Hurricane
Katrina

Ten years ago, a fierce hurricane struck the Gulf Coast.

Republicans Debate the
Issues

The first Republican debate of the presidential campaign draws a huge TV audience.

from our magazines

"My Dog Could Save My Life"

Grace, 16, has a condition that could kill her. But fighting diabetes (with the help of her black lab!) has only made her stronger.

Paradise Parched

A record-breaking four-year drought has left parts of California bone-dry.


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Do you have a nose for news?

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Students between the ages of 10 and 14 can apply at www.scholastic.com/kidreporters
 



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Solar Impulse Test Flight

Scholastic News takes to the skies to check out the first solar-powered plane.

 
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Sketch a Figure

Scholastic ART magazine demonstrates how to draw human figures.

 
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Exploring Mars

Scholastic News magazine attempts to uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.

 
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Writing a Budget

Math magazine demonstrates how to keep track of the money that you earn and spend.

 
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Free Speech—and Its Limits

The New York Times Upfront investigates the freedoms and limitations of the First Amendment.