CNN Student News Comes of Age
Globally downloaded show a must for teachers everywhere
For 21 years, CNN Student News has provided a cost-free and commercial-free news program for middle, high school and college students around the world, along with free teacher materials. On Monday, August 16th, CNN Student News returns for the new school year, continuing a long tradition of quality news programming for the classroom.
The new series of the award-winning program airs each weekday during the school year. CNN Student News provides educators, parents and students with a 10-minute news program anchored by Carl Azuz. In addition to airing on HLN each Monday through Friday at 4:00 a.m. ET, the newscast is streamed on www.CNNStudentNews.com and is available as a free downloadable video podcast on CNN.com and on iTunes.
As CNN Student News launches this new school year, look for a new show open and other new segments that engage students and challenge them to think about their world. Students can continue to interact and give their views on the CNN Student News blog “From A to Z with Carl Azuz” http://cnnstudentnews.blogs.cnn.com/ and on Facebook CNN Student News anchor Carl Azuz has over 32,000 fans on the “Official CNN Student News – Carl Azuz” fan page http://www.facebook.com/CNNStudentNews.
During the remainder of 2010, CNN Student News will air special programming segments focusing on mid- term elections, anti-bullying and special observances including Hispanic Heritage Month. In November 2010, CNN Student News anchor Carl Azuz will moderate a session at the International Bullying Prevention Conference. In addition, CNN Student News produces Teacher and Parent guides as complements to CNN’s documentaries.
“CNN Student News delivers the most important and inspiring news of the day to middle and high school students around the world,” said Donna Krache, executive producer of CNN Student News. “I’m honored that CNN’s commitment to education continues to be so valued by educators and parents everywhere.”
CNN Student News is a daily digest of the top news stories of the day, presented in a classroom-friendly, engaging format. Over the past two decades the show has focused on a wide variety of news and feature stories. From the economy to natural disasters and issues including immigration and bullying, CNN Student News has covered it all and in a way that explains current events for students.
CNN Student News, CNN’s cost-and-commercial-free educational program for middle and high schools uses the vast resources of CNN Worldwide to create news and information content specifically for the classroom. CNN Student News airs on HLN, Monday - Friday throughout the school year at 4 a.m. (ET). The show is available for on-demand viewing on the Web at www.CNNStudentNews.com and as a video podcast on CNN.com and iTunes.
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