Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Newsela Resources for Students
Newsela is an instructional content platform that aims to provide meaningful classroom learning for every student by sourcing authentic content and making it available at five different instructional levels. Newsela supports inclusive learning by making instructional content accessible to every learner and supporting a range of accommodations based on students’ individual needs. Learn about how Newsela has evolved to become even more equitable by achieving WCAG AA Compliance, the highest standard of web accessibility to meet the significant needs of students with visual impairments. Experience the expanded features that Newsela has to offer like Read Aloud capability for every piece of text and over thousands of articles now offered in Spanish at five different Lexile levels.
Presented on April 19th, 2021