NLP Annual Report FY19 FINAL - Page 5



March:
NLP begins a digitalunit pilot in Chicago.
2012
May:
NLP announces a
partnership with The
Washington Post to
relaunch the paper’s
Young Journalists
Development
Program.
2013
April:
NLP is featured in
The Chronicle of
Philanthropy as
an example of a
nonprofit that survived
and thrived despite
launching during the
2008 recession.
January:
The Chicago Tribune
features NLP in an
article on the Chicago
program.
September:
NLP releases
quantitative
and qualitative
assessment reports
for the 2013-14
school year showing
consistent impact
across all programs
and regions.
February:
NLP moves into
Houston with a pilot
classroom program.
2014
2015
September:
NLP holds a pre-election Fall
Forum event at Walt Whitman
High School with Ruth Marcus of
The Washington Post, Chip Reid
of CBS and Matea Gold of the Los
Angeles Times.
October:
NLP sponsors “Presidential
Debates: Performance, Spin
and the Press” at Georgetown
University with Robert Siegel
of NPR, Chuck Todd of NBC,
Kathleen Parker of The
Washington Post and Al Hunt of
Bloomberg News.
November:
NLP sponsors
“America’s Changing
Role in the World
and How the Press
Covers It” at George
Washington University
with Gwen Ifill of
Washington Week and
PBS NewsHour, Andrea
Mitchell of NBC and
Thomas Friedman of
The New York Times.
October:
NLP offers
its first series
of online
professional
development
workshops
for teachers
nationwide.
April:
NLP holds its first
NewsLitCamp® in
partnership with
Chicago Public
Schools and the
Chicago SunTimes.
2016
2017
2018
May:
NLP releases its
Checkology® virtual
classroom.
August:
Facing History and
Ourselves and NLP
collaborate on Facing
Ferguson: News
Literacy in a Digital
Age, an 11-lesson
unit about the fatal
shooting by a police
officer of an unarmed
Black teenager in
Ferguson, Missouri, in
2014.
September:
NLP publishes the first
issue of The Sift®, a
weekly newsletter for
educators that turns
recent hoaxes, viral
rumors and conspiracy
theories into teachable
moments.
February:
NLP celebrates its
10th anniversary.
May:
NLP records the first sale
of Checkology Premium
licenses and unveils a
robust and engaging
website, newslit.org, with
tools and resources for
the public, as well as for
educators and students.
July:
NLP launches the
Newsroom to Classroom
program, bringing journalist
volunteers into schools.
August:
NLP releases an
upgraded and
expanded version of
its Checkology virtual
classroom.
2019
February:
NLP receives a $5
million grant from
Knight Foundation.
March:
NLP is one of
three news literacy
organizations
worldwide to receive
support from Apple.
Coming soon:
Release of NLP’s
Informable app.
Annual Report FY19
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