August 11th, 2015

Class Is Back in Session at CNN Student News

CNN_Student_News_Twitter_400x400Show Returns for Its 27th School Year

CNN Student News returns on Monday, August 17, for the 27th season of its commercial-free newscast designed to inform middle and high school students of events happening throughout the world.

Educators, students, and viewers can access a 10-minute news segment each weekday during the academic year at Worldwide audiences can stream the show or download free podcasts through the website or on iTunes.

The award-winning show is hosted by Carl Azuz. He presents daily news, international issues, and high-interest features in a compact, classroom-friendly format. The weekly quizzes and “Extra Credit Resources” found on the website provide context to the news, and encourage student engagement.

CNN Student News’ coverage often coincides with education curriculum. Teachers of history, geography, civics, current events, political science, technology and economics will find content relevant to their lesson plans. Students who view the show in class or on personal devices gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and the events that shape it.

Topics for the 2015-2016 school year include the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign season, the international developments concerning the Iranian nuclear deal, the tensions in the Middle East, and the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.


About CNN Student News

CNN Student News, CNN’s commercial-free educational program for middle and high schools, uses the vast resources of CNN Worldwide to create news and information content specifically for the classroom. The show is also available for on-demand viewing at and as a downloadable video podcast on and iTunes.




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