General Research Sites

Flood Brook Library

Digital Public Library of America

WorldBook Online username wnesu, password: password


PBS Learning Portal

Current Events Resources

While these are not the only sites that you can find current events articles, these sites have been vetted by teachers and students. They tend to be reliable sources of information and are written at grade level for audiences such as our classroom.

Student Publications

“Adult” News Sources



  • New York Times (Mr. D’s Favorite!)
  • NPR (National Public Radio)
  • MSNBC (National Broadcasting Co.)
  • CNN (Cable News Network)
  • ABC (American Broadcasting Co.)


Political Quizzes

  • Which political group do you most closely allign with? Find out with the help of the Pew Research Center’s Political Typology quiz.