Newsela

Newsela

Newsela

Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's great news for literacy.
Founded
2013
Raised
$72.2M
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$50,000,000
Seed fund - 2019
TCV
$15,000,000
Venture capital (Series B) - 2015
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Team Size
7
Employees
$50,000,000 Seed fund
TechCrunch

Newsela raises $50M to expand a content repository for K-12 learning that replaces traditional textbooks

Xconomy

Press Institute Teams with Newsela to Make Kids Savvier News Consumers

Publishing Education
CNN Tech

Newsela is using journalism to help students improve reading abilities.

Education
TechCrunch

Newsela rolls out Library to help students read beyond the news

Education
Xconomy

Super Tuesday Is For Kids, Too: Newsela Opens Voting To Students

US elections Education
Xconomy

Can Edtech Turn Post-Millennials Into News Junkies? Newsela's Trying

Education Publishing
VentureWire

The Daily Startup: Mark Zuckerberg Joins $15 Million Round for Newsela

Funding