As the nation observes Black History Month during February, CNN Student News will provide a series of online elements for teachers, parents and students studying Black History Month, including a civil rights movement timeline, a history of the month-long celebration and various other learning activities. CNN Student News will also solicit feedback, images and videos from schools showcasing what they are doing in recognition of Black History Month.
"CNN Student News is proud to offer these educational resources that focus on the contributions of black Americans to our nation´s history," said Donna Krache, executive producer, CNN Student News and Turner Learning. "We encourage teachers and parents to use these free learning tools to help commemorate Black History Month."
CNN Student News, CNN´s cost-and-commercial-free educational program for middle and high schools is the cornerstone of Turner Learning and uses the vast resources of the CNN Worldwide to create news and information content specifically for the classroom. CNN Student News airs on Headline News, Monday – Friday throughout the school year at 3:12 a.m. (ET). The show is also streamed for the Web at www.CNN.com/Education.
CNN Student News, along with CNN Presents: Classroom Edition, is CNN´s contribution to Cable in the Classroom.
Turner Learning, Inc. is part of CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS). Turner Learning is dedicated to being the leading source of news and information for the classroom, creating educational outreach programs across the many divisions of TBS. By creating the highest-quality, most innovative programming, products and services; leveraging Turner assets; and creating instructional solutions valued by teachers, Turner Learning seeks to inspire youth to understand the world in which they live, and become better-informed global citizens. For more information on Turner Learning offerings, educators may visit our Web site at http://www.CNN.com/Education.