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RedRover adopts Kind News Magazine from HSUS

We have some very exciting news to share! RedRover is adopting the Kind News™ Magazine from The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Kind News has been a flagship of the humane education world since 1983, teaching kids—and often, their parents and teachers—more about the animals who share our world and how to care for them.

Production is already underway for the spring issue, and we plan to kick off the 2017-2018 school year with RedRover's first issue of Kind News due out this fall. In the words of RedRover’s President and CEO Nicole Forsyth, “We are thrilled to be acquiring the Kind News Magazine and adding this to our RedRover Readers program as another tool for helping kids understand animals better and develop stronger, more empathetic relationships. We are dedicated to delivering high quality humane-themed content."

Do you know a classroom who you’d like to sponsor and bring this valuable humane education tool to? Please call 1-877-902-9757 (toll free) or 818-487-2097 (local or international).

Frequently Asked Questions about Kind News Magazine for Kids

Kind News Magazine™ is an eight-page publication that helps children understand and respect animals and think about why treating animals and people with kindness matters. The magazine encourages both empathy and critical thinking in children by celebrating the human-animal bond and helping to motivate children to take action to improve the lives of animals. Kind News uses engaging articles and short features to emphasize issues affecting animals, how to understand animal behavior and how to care for pets. Its appealing design and interactive content help enhance children’s enjoyment of reading, as well as spark critical thinking and thoughtful discussion.

Kind News is aligned with national teaching standards and can be easily integrated into school curriculum. The magazine is currently available in three reading levels: Primary (grades K-2), Junior (grades 3-4) and Senior (grades 5-6). Beginning in February of 2018, it will be available in two levels: Kind News Junior (grades K-2) and Kind News (grades 3-6). Kind News can be ordered for an individual child (individual home subscription) or for a classroom. Also, starting in 2018, there will be five issues throughout the year for both home and classroom subscriptions. 

Individual (home) subscriptions

What is an individual subscription?

  • Individual subscriptions consist of one copy of one level of each issue sent directly to a child’s home.

What is the price for an individual subscription and what does it include?

  • An individual subscription is $10 and includes five (5) issues of one level of the magazine.

How often does Kind News get sent out?

  • Kind News is produced and sent out to subscribers every two months.

Have additional individual subscription questions?

  • Please call 1-877-902-9757 (toll free) or 818-487-2097 (local or international).

Classroom Subscriptions

What is a classroom subscription?

  • A bundle of one level (28 copies and a teacher's guide) of each issue of Kind News, which arrives every two months five times throughout the school year beginning with the August/September issue.

What is the price for a classroom subscription and what does it include?

  • $30 and it includes five (5) bimonthly bundles of one reading level of Kind News. Each bundle contains 28 copies and a teacher's guide.

What if I need more copies?

  • We are not able to customize the number of issues each classroom receives. If you need more copies, you will need to order another subscription. Some subscribers share extras with another teacher or school librarian.

If I have a long list of subscriptions, how can I order renew them?

I am a teacher. How much time will it take to incorporate Kind News into my curriculum?

  • Kind News is consistently praised by teachers as an excellent supplementary resource that requires little or no prep.
  • Kind News is aligned with National Education Standards and can be integrated smoothly into subjects like math, science and language arts.

Can I subscribe in the middle of a school year?

  • Yes, a subscription entitles you to five issues of Kind News. If you subscribe after the school year begins, the subscription will be carried over into the next school year. However, for a subscription to begin in September, payment must be received by June 12.

Have additional classroom subscription questions?

  • Please call 1-877-902-9757 (toll free) or 818-487-2097 (local or international).

Additional Information:

I have questions about how to adopt one or more classrooms in my community.

I’m a teacher and I’d like to be added to your Adopt-a-Classroom waiting list to receive Kind News for my classroom.

I have an idea for a story or article for Kind News.