NCTE offers advice, helpful documents, and other support at no cost to teachers faced with challenges to literary works, films and videos, drama productions, or teaching methods. NCTE’s Anti-Censorship efforts are currently only funded to provide a public service to members and nonmembers when they are facing challenges to literary works, films, and videos.
How to Write a Rationale?
Instructions include what, why, and how to develop a rationale. Read more . . .
Sample Rationales for The Bridge to Terabithia and The Color Purple.
Rationales for Classroom Texts
An alphabetical list of other rationales on file
Rationales for Teaching Challenged Books CD
- Volume 1
An invaluable resource for book selection procedures featuring over 200 rationales.
- Volume 2
Featuring over 100 rationales for teaching popular young adult and classic literature.
Author Written Rationales
Facing a challenge?
Report A Censorship Incident - to report an incident, or call Millie Davis, NCTE Senior Developer, Affiliated Groups and Public Outreach, directly at 800-369-6283, ext. 3634.