Current Events Sites for Students

The following sites are great places to find current events written for students and perfect for middle school journalism students.
  • CNN Student News: A daily news broadcast for students. Also includes discussion questions and links to articles for further information.
  • Social Studies for Kids: Up-to-date information on current event topics including such topics as the environment, education, US events, world events, science, and Egypt and Africa.
  • Student News Daily: Features news and current events with specific articles highlighted each day. Includes an end of the week quiz.
  • PBS Speak Out: Features current event articles and videos geared towards students.
  • SchoolTube: This site features educational videos for both students and teachers. Journalism videos can be found through a basic search of the site.
  • Time for Kids: This site features current event articles appropriate for students. Goes hand-in-hand with Time for Kids teacher site.