INBOX is a weekly e-mail wrap-up of the most important stories in English language arts education, ideas for your classroom, and news from NCTE.
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From the Current Issue:
Making the Case
Several groups are working to promote the liberal arts, which have been losing stature recently. Inside Higher Ed, November 19, 2012
See also "'Soft Skills' Pushed as Part of College Readiness": Education Week, November 13, 2012
What Should Children Read?
The author argues for better nonfiction narrative texts for students. NCTE member Sandra Stotsky is mentioned. The Opinionator blog, The New York Times, November 22, 2012
Note: NCTE member Teri Lesesne's list of "Rights and Privileges" of readers.
Rethinking Literacy: Reading in the Common-Core Era
Education Week, November 27, 2012
See also "Common Core and ELLs: New Resources from Urban Schools Group": Education Week, November 16, 2012
Study: Pennsylvania Students with Access to Full-Time Librarians Do Better
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 26, 2012
Whether or not you attended NCTE's Annual Convention in Las Vegas, you can help students in the Clark County School District get books through the NCTE/FirstBook Virtual Book Drive.
Attention Clark County educators -- Register to receive grants for new books in early December!
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