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PenPal News connects over 25,000 students from around the world to discover new cultures, learn about global issues, and practice foreign languages. Join today for free!

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The Common Core emphasizes increased use of non-fiction texts and online collaboration. PenPal News’ curriculum accomplishes both.


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Why Teachers Like Us

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    We match classes and partner students so teachers don’t have to

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    Our step-by-step PenPal program keeps students engaged

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    Curated news stories and assignments align with Common Core Standards

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    Class management tools make teacher oversight easy

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I’ve long hoped for a program to engage my students beyond the world they know. PenPal News is the perfect fit.

Scott Tuffiash
English Teacher
Avonworth High School

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PenPal News got my students excited to read, write and learn about current events in a really special way. They loved it.

Robin Stayvas
Global Studies Teacher
Scotch Plains High School

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