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Making great content great for classrooms

Making great content great for classrooms

Newsela provides school districts with authentic instructional content that supports their curriculum, empowers teachers across subjects to promote standards-based instruction, and drives student engagement and learning. Content is published daily at 5 reading levels and aligned to standards with student activities and teaching scaffolds designed to bring lessons to life. With over 20 million users, Newsela is already helping kids improve their reading skills in all 50 states and more than 150 countries.

We're looking for passionate, creative people with quick minds and warm hearts to join us. If you believe that all students deserve a more rigorous, more personalized learning experience, please apply to join our team.

Lead Web Application Developer

Site Reliability Engineer

Engagement Marketing Manager

Director of Data Science

UX Design Manager

Product Marketing Manager

Business Intelligence Analyst, Marketing

Matthew Gross

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Founder & CEO of Newsela. 18-yr career in startups, K-12 ed and ProdDev. Founded Submedia ($6mm capital, $2mm billings). Teach for America '94. Columbia U '94.
Co-Founder Newsela • Worked at @Achievement First. 19 yrs experience in ed and ed tech, where product meets teacher and classroom. TFA. Wesleyan, Brown, Tufts.
Total raised


Funded over

4 rounds

Latest round

Series C (Mar 2019)


One medical membership

Health insurance benefits

Unlimited pto

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