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NCTE Centennial: 100 Years of Literacy Education Expertise - Previous Revision

In 2011 the National Council of Teachers of English, founded in Chicago in December 1911, marked its Centennial, 100 years of leadership in literacy education.  As our Centennial slogan suggests, we are reading the past and writing the future.  


Learn about NCTE's history and the history of literacy education in these Centennial resources!

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