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From the Current Issue:
An Open Letter from NCTE President Ernest Morrell
Concerning NCTE Executive Director Kent Williamson
Our dear friend and colleague Kent Williamson, Executive Director of NCTE and Director of the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE), was recently diagnosed with acute monocytic leukemia. Kent received the news shortly after returning home from our nation's capital, where on NCTE's 2014 Advocacy Day he highlighted the release of a new NCLE report titled Remodeling Literacy Learning Together: Paths to Standards Implementation during a briefing on Capitol Hill. Read more.
NCTE Member Sean McComb Chosen National Teacher of the Year!
McComb notes, "I think our work [as teachers] is incredibly complex and incredibly taxing and incredibly important.". . . On Intellectual Freedom
"Parents Call Cops on Teen for Giving Away Banned Book; It Backfires Predictably": DeathandTaxes.com, April 28, 2014
"Education Oversight Committee Approves Standards Requiring Students to Learn Arguments for/against Evolution": The Post and Courier, April 29, 2014 NCTE issues
new "Principles for Intellectual Freedom in Education
" and revised "Guidelines for Selection of Materials in English Language Arts Programs
."Get help with challenges to students' right to read
in the NCTE Intellectual Freedom Center
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