Practitioner: PBS NewsHour EXTRA and Student Reporting Labs

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Practitioner: PBS NewsHour EXTRA and Student Reporting Labs
Super Cluster Digital
Cluster Name Digital civic life can be engaged with and consumed critically
Cluster Number 3

Practitioner Information

Mission Statement Extra’s mission is to help middle and high school students understand world events and national issues and answer the question, “Why should I care about the news?”
Population Served
Students Served per year Programs in more than 150 schools
Revenue $500,000-$1M* (project of PBS)
Dosage Multi-year Participation
Areas of Operation Nationwide
Website https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/

Use of Promising Practices

Classroom Instruction Discussing Current Events Service Learning Extra Curriculars Student School Governance Democratic_Simulations News Media Literacy Action Civics SEL School Climate Reform Research Validation