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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.

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From the Current Issue:

Celebrate the Freedom to Read

Judy Blume to Be Honored with Two Literary Awards at NCTE Annual Convention
Blume, an icon of young adult literature and warrior against censorship, will accept the 2013 NCTE/SLATE National Intellectual Freedom Award at the Opening General Session on Thursday evening, November 21, and the 2013 ALAN Award, on Saturday morning, November 23, in Boston.  2013 NCTE Annual Convention Schedule of Events

The Cost of Censorship in Libraries: 10 Years under the Children's Internet Protection Act
This is the 10-year anniversary of the enforcement of the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) which libraries -- public and in schools -- that accept e-rate discounts or Library Services and Technology Act grants for Internet access must accept.  Electronic Frontier Foundation, September 4, 2013

Banned Books Week Is Just around the Corner
Check out the Ideas below for how you and your students might celebrate the freedom to read September 22-28.

Banned Books Week Twitter Chat Kick off your celebrations on Sunday, September 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET,  during the first #nctechat hosted by Teri Lesesne (@ProfessorNana) and Laurie Halse Anderson (@HalseAnderson), both of whom will also be featured speakers during the NCTE Annual Convention this November in Boston.

 

Listen! to  Banned Books Week: NCTE on Censorship with ReLeah Cossett Lent, chair of the NCTE Standing Committee Against Censorship, and Teri Lesesne, past chair of that committee.  Education Talk Radio, September 10, 2013 

 

 

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