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The New York Times Upfront<sup>®</sup>

The New York Times Upfront®

Grades 9–12

Current Events
14 Issues

Price per student: $9.95

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The journalistic integrity of the New York Times meets the educational expertise of Scholastic 

Take a closer look at Upfront magazine: 

  • Make current events relevant to your students with national and world news articles specially adapted from The New York Times for a teen audience. 

  • Incorporate Common Core Standards into your lessons with complex informational texts, "Core Ideas" writing prompts, and thought-provoking discussion questions.

  • Stunning photos, political cartoons, maps, charts, and graphs give students deeper insight into the major issues facing the U.S. and the world. 

  • Debates on major news topics help students develop logical arguments to support their positions on controversial issues. 

  • Times Past features use archival Times reporting to connect American and world history to today's news. 

  • Two FREE Poster Series include 6 News Maps: America's Challenges Around the World and 6 Great Moments in U.S. History.

  • A Special World Affairs Issue features a complete up-to-date world atlas and almanac for every one of your students. 

  • Upfront Online expands and enhances the print magazine with digital editions, show-stopping videos, rigorous skills games, and printables. 

Try The New York Times Upfront in your classroom FREE for 30 days.

Take a look at the high-interest current events content The New York Times Upfront has in store for next year.

The New York Times Upfront Calendar

With your order of 10 or more subscriptions, you get complete access to The New York Times Upfront's comprehensive digital resources:


Complete Digital Editions

Every issue is available in a convenient digital format with integrated features like videos, pop-up vocabulary, and web links. 


Insightful mini-documentaries examine important current events topics. 


Every issue comes with multiple quizzes, skills activities, and Common Core supplements that can easily be printed or projected.

Pop-up Maps, Charts, and Graphs

Enlarge key graphics for easy viewing and discussion with your entire class.


Review each issue with the fun and engaging Jeopardy-style News IQ game. 


High-quality weblinks provide excellent starting points for student research projects and offer the ability to explore the magazine's topic in more depth. 

Scholastic Classroom Magazines help students practice their reading and analytical skills as well as address issues that are relevant to both their academic and personal lives. Perhaps equally important, magazines are great for motivating students to want to learn! Our downloadable Skills Development Flyer describes the specific literacy and content area skills addressed in The New York Times Upfront.

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Scholastic Classroom Magazines help teachers make the transition to the new Common Core Standards. Take an in-depth look at how Upfront meets this new state initiative.

Upfront Common Core Highlights-Grades 9-10

Upfront Common Core Highlights-Grades 11-12


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