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“The mission of Ranger College is to transform lives and give students the skills to be a positive influence in their communities.”

NewsBank Resources

NewsBank provides tons of resources to get the most out of our subscription. Check out these tools you can use in the classroom.

Our subscription to NewsBank provides us with several outstanding products. 

Special Reports are news articles, images and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes. They enable users to quickly locate information while helping them gain better insight into current global issues and events.  Each Special Report features current and retrospective coverage with new articles added daily. There are over 60 Reports to be sure the information you need is always available.  Special Reports are easily accessible from the right side bar on your online resource menu page.

Daily Headlines and Lesson Plans is another tab on the right  side bar of your menu page and is exactly what it sounds like.  In Today's Headlines you can click on a multitude of articles as fresh as the last few minutes.  The Lesson Plans tab offers a variety of tools you can use to create your own plans or just use as is from theirs.

Hot Topics are an overview of the month's major news topics, each summarized in just a few sentences with links to search the latest relevant articles, blogs, videos and more.  If it was major news in the last 30 days, it is curated in Hot Topics to help focus our students.  Check the Hot Topics tab for the current and historic Hot Topics

Coverage spans a variety of categories such as:

  • global issues
  • current events and people
  • business and economics
  • civics, government and politics
  • social issues
  • science, technology and health
  • sports
  • arts and literature
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