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Inspiring educational content, at 5 reading levels

Inspiring educational content, at 5 reading levels

Newsela is a fast-growing education tech company obsessed with a single ambitious goal: to unlock the written word for everyone. We provide engaging, relevant content that both teaches and inspires. With over 20 million users, Newsela is already helping kids improve their reading skills in all 50 states and more than 150 countries. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go.

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.

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.

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