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NIE Corporate Sponsorship Program

The Newspapers-In-Education (NIE) program at the Citizen Newspapers provides newspapers to Rockdale and Newton county schools for use in the classroom as a supplemental teaching tool. The newspapers are part of the curriculum in all grade levels from elementary to high schools, and with virtually every class subject including math, reading, current events, economics, etc.

Our NIE program is extremely popular with Rockdale and Newton county teachers, curriculum coordinators and administrators, so the available newspapers are in high demand. Since the school system operates with limited expense budgets, we developed a Corporate Sponsorship Program to help with the funding.

Because of the demand for newspapers in the classrooms throughout the two counties, we start delivering the newspapers at the beginning of the school year to as many schools as possible, even before funding has been secured. Therefore, we are in need of sponsors year-round.

As our partner in this valuable program, you have the option of selecting the school(s) and/or classroom(s) to receive these newspapers from you. We will provide them with flyers recognizing your business as their sponsor. If you do not have a preference, your donation will be used to provide the newspapers to an available school.

To sponsor local schools through the Newspapers-In-Education program of the Citizen Newspapers, complete the online sponsorship form or contact the Circulation Department at 770-860-0270 or by email the NIE Coordinator (nie@newtoncitizen.com) by clicking on the link below.

SideBar: Sponsorship participation levels

GOLD

$500

One classroom

set of 30 newspapers will be delivered Tuesday through Friday

each week of the school year. Sponsors will be recognized in a

'Thank You' ad at least 12 times per year.

SILVER

$250

One classroom

set of 30 newspapers will be delivered twice each week of the

school year. Sponsors will be recognized in a 'Thank You' ad

at least eight times per year.

BRONZE

$150

One classroom

set of 30 newspapers will be delivered once each week of the school

year. Sponsors will be recognized in a 'Thank You' ad at least

four times per year. All of these contributions are 100% tax deductible.