DAILY NEWS WINS AWARD FOR EDUCATION.
Byline: Daily News
The Daily News Educational Services Department has received the Newspaper Association of America The Newspaper Association of America is a United States trade association that represents the country's largest daily newspapers and provides services including market research, technology education and support, minority hiring and representing publishers in Washington, D.C. Foundation's Program Excellence Award for developing an educational program focusing on the Holocaust.
The newspaper's ``Courage to Remember'' program, offered to schools throughout the Los Angeles area, earned the first-place award for original curriculum material.
The program was designed by the paper's Educational Services Department with the help of a consultant and the Museum of Tolerance The Museum of Tolerance is a multimedia museum in Los Angeles, California, with an associated museum in New York City, designed to examine racism and prejudice in the United States and the world with a strong focus on the history of the Holocaust. at the Simon Wiesenthal Center This article is currently semi-protected to prevent sock puppets of currently blocked or banned users from editing it. for Holocaust Studies. The museum provided materials, such as photos and letters from Holocaust victims, and hosted a training session for teachers.
``The program focuses on tolerance, understanding and respecting different races, cultures and groups within America. It's important so that students can learn how to get along with each other and respect each other,'' said Joni Roan roan
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``Courage to Remember'' is geared toward students in grades six through 12 and includes an instruction booklet for teachers with lessons about the events of the Holocaust. Free copies of the Daily News were provided to bolster the lesson, she said.
Roan estimated more than 42,000 youngsters participated in the 10-week program, which was first offered in February. The program will be available again next year, she added.
The NAA NAA
Nomina Anatomica Avium. is a nonprofit organization representing more than 1,500 newspapers in the United States Newspapers have declined in their influence and penetration into American households over the years. The U.S. does not have a national paper per se, although the influential dailies the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are sold in most U.S. cities. and Canada. The Excellence Award is designed to recognize newspapers' efforts to promote education and literacy.