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NY Times Launches Great Way For Students To Write For An Authentic Audience


The New York Times recently launched Student Opinion “to create a “safe space” on – and on the Internet overall – for students 13 and older to voice their views on the news.”

You can read a much fuller explanation about the feature here.

I’m adding the links to The Best Places Where Students Can Write For An “Authentic Audience.”

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. What a great idea. It seems that nowadays so many young people just aren’t interested in the news. This seems like a great way to make it more relevant to them.

  2. This is an excellence resource. Perhaps it could give students an opportunity to weigh in on school reform issues, too.

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