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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.

Sent each week to NCTE members (to the email address we have on file for you), this e-newsletter is mailed once a month to nonmembers.

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From the Current Issue:

The Writing Revolution
NCTE members Arthur Applebee, Lucy Calkins, and Kelly Gallagher are mentioned.  Article writer Peg Tyre will appear at the CEL Convention in Las Vegas this November.  The Atlantic, September 20, 2012

See NCTE's Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing

Connected Learning Coalition Welcomes New Fellows and Interns to Washington 
NCTE is a member of the Coalition and helped to organize the event

10 Great Tweets from Education Nation
The Answer Sheet blog, The Washington Post, September 23, 2012

. . . On School Reform
"How to Fix the Schools":  The New York Times, September 18, 2012
"Why Kids Need Schools to Change":  Mind/Shift blog,, September 21, 2012
"Is Poverty Destiny? Ideology vs. Evidence in School Reform":  NCTE member Paul Thomas writes.  The Answer Sheet blog, The Washington Post, September 19, 2012

See the NCTE Resolution on Social Justice in Literacy Education


Banned Books Week: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Freedom to Read
Banned Books Week is right around the corner: September 30-October 6.  American Library Association

. . . More on Banned Books Week
NCTE is a sponsor of Banned Books Week -- join the Virtual Read Out and read a banned book.
Simply Saturday blog author Laurie Halse Anderson writes on Banned Books Week and shares a read-out video from Bookmans, an independent bookstore in Arizona.


National Day on Writing is on October 20 -- what will you be composing?



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