This site is a weekly current events-based program. It presents engaging and important stories from around the world in a newsmagazine format. Each story is presented with background information that enhances learning across the curriculum. Students learn geography, history, civics, arts and culture, and science in the context of news stories. Read to Know can be used by individual students, family study sessions, and in online group settings. The program provides new and culturally relevant content every week. Regular use of this resource builds background knowledge (a critical element of literacy), vocabulary, reading fluency, and critical thinking. Free Services Offered: Free access for the rest of the school year.