Dec. 6 – In Illinois, a legislative mandate for media literacy education in high schools has brought together educators and advocates to implement the new law and support schools. “Our model for an integrated policy [...]
Media Literacy Now is proud to announce the Claire Beach Award for a State Legislator who has advanced the cause of elevating media literacy education as a priority in their state's K-12 schools. Claire Beach was [...]
Media Literacy Now is proud to be partnering with Media Education Lab on a new research initiative that provides free access to the Media Literacy Implementation (MLI) Index, a validated survey research instrument that measures [...]
A new survey finds that most people did not learn to reflect on media messages in school, and few learned to use media literacy skills when considering science news. Media Literacy Now partnered with the [...]
Media Literacy Now is proud to name Tamara Sobel, J.D., as our new National Advisor for Health Education & Media Literacy. Tamara formerly served as Media Literacy Now’s Massachusetts Director of Legislation, Policy, & Community [...]
See full report here PRESS RELEASE June 6, 2022 Maynard, Massachusetts This spring, 541 Maynard Public Schools students in grades 4-12 took a 24 question survey on their media literacy education. This survey was [...]
By Erin McNeill The Massachusetts Center for Civic Education has published an announcement that Mike Trofi has died. Mike was a retired high school social studies teacher and a civics advocate. I met him when [...]
To date, Media Literacy Now, through our nationwide network of advocates, has helped propose 30 separate pieces of legislation, backed by 140 sponsors and cosponsors. This has resulted in the passage of 18 bills in [...]
Media Literacy Now is leading the grassroots movement to create a public education system that ensures all students learn the 21st century literacy skills they need for health, well-being, economic participation, and citizenship
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