News for the
Next Generation

What Is NexGen News?

Our biweekly newscast delivers important current events to students grades 3-8 through an engaging video format.

News for Kids

Video newscast created for young people, presented by young people.


Highly engaging, professionally produced video news broadcast.


Standards-based classroom curriculum and at-home lessons created by educators.


Encourages young people to get involved and contribute to society.

How It Works


Ready-made lesson plan that guides instruction from start to finish. Includes differentiation strategies for English learners and gifted students.

Common Core and NGSS aligned lesson plans, that are integrated with social studies, visual and performing arts, and more.

Build student academic and content vocabulary with each lesson plan.

Presentation slides accompany each lesson plan for seamless in-person, virtual, and hybrid learning.

Lesson plans accompanied by both text and visual resources, including graphic organizers, assignments, and rubrics.


News videos for kids, including national & world news, science & technology, arts, sports, human interest, and more.

Engage kids in conversation about current events with open-ended discussion questions for each news video.

Independent activities for kids that relate to the news stories, such as art, writing, and technology.

Free Lessons

Try before you buy! We offer a variety of free lessons on current events. Topics range from humanities to science, and we’re constantly updating them. 

See NexGen News
In Action

Our Story

Our vision is to create civically and socially active future generations by bringing news to young people, presented by young people.

What Our Clients are Saying