NPR News –  App Review

Wide-ranging, expanded access to solid radio news programs. Gives This A 4/5 Overall Rating.

Quick Content Overview of What Your Child Will Experience:

  • App Play Simplicity: 5
  • Level of Fear and/or Violence in App: 3
  • Amount of Sexual Content: 0
  • Level of Bad Language: 0
  • Amount of Drug Use and/or Smoking: 2
  • Amount of Consumerism: 0

Get NPR News Now

Apple App Store | Google Play | Amazon App Store

Some Things To Keep In Mind

Parents need to know that NPR News is an app that allows kids to browse, read, and listen to NPR stories and programs, either live or archived. Kids also can save stories for offline listening on their devices. There are no filters and there’s no special kid-friendly content, meaning parents and kids may want to listen together and discuss complex news stories and current events. 

NPR News is a  app that is designed for those 13.  The app has an overall rating of 4 out of 5 and a learning rating of 4 out of 5.

NPR News is available for On The Following Devices:

iPod Touch


Kindle Fire
Nook HD
Apps for Windows
Windows Phone


Our Thoughts on the Level of Engagement:

Easily scrolling through various articles and linking related content can be exciting and fun for students, and the mix of culture content and more serious news reporting is appealing.

The Support Level for NPR News is about a 4 out of 5.

Navigation is easy, as is tracking readers’ progress through the stories, and extra help is only a tap away.

We’d like to thank C.S.M for providing some of the information on this page.


Posted on

April 20, 2016