Return to NewsPress.com


ABOUT US
Newspapers in Education

The Santa Barbara News-Press Newspaper in Education Program brings newspapers into local classrooms where they are used as educational resources in every content area. Santa Barbara is fortunate to have a large number of local businesses as Partners in Education whose generous donations make it possible to supply newspapers to participating classrooms free of charge. The Newspapers in Education Program

  • Promotes the newspaper as a practical and current in-class teaching aid to use with students in all subjects and grade levels
  • Provides an educational tool to encourage parent-child interaction, discussion and development
Participating in the Santa Barbara News-Press Newspaper in Education Program can:
  • Energize classrooms Build awareness of local and world events Help to improve language arts and writing skills Enhance critical thinking Increase vocabulary
  • Improve skills in math, geography and other subjects

Newspapers in Education Teaching Guides

Need creative teaching ideas? We have lots of them to get you started. A variety of teaching guides are offered to educators ordering sets of 20 or more papers through the Newspapers in Education Program.

Sample Lesson Plan: Santa Barbara News-Press Scavenger Hunt

Did You Know

Fun Facts about the Santa Barbara News-Press Press Run.

Newspaper Terminology

Department Summaries

Creative & Fun Projects Using the News-Press

Here is a great idea for using the newspaper after your students are finished reading it. Make a small planting pot to start flowers and vegetables indoors. They're fun to make and it's a great recycling idea!

Funded Newspapers Program: Sponsorship Info

Newspapers in Education is a community service program of the Santa Barbara News-Press which allows businesses to sponsor classroom sets of newspapers to schools. You can become a partner, too, and help Santa Barbara County students learn a variety of subjects using the News-Press in the classroom as an educational tool.

Business & Community Sponsorship

The News-Press is fortunate to have a large number of businesses and community sponsors whose generous donations make it possible to supply newspapers to participating classrooms free of charge.