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NCTE Position Statements on Reading


Statement on Classroom Libraries 
NCTE Guideline

The Students' Right to Read
NCTE Guideline

NCTE Position Statement Regarding Rating or “Red-Flagging” Books
NCTE Position Statement

Leisure Reading 
NCTE Guideline

NCTE Position Statement on Reading
NCTE Guideline

The NCTE Definition of 21st-Century Literacies
NCTE Position Statement

NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment
NCTE Position Statement

21st-Century Literacies: A Policy Research Brief
NCTE Guideline

Standards for Middle and High School Literacy Coaches
NCTE Guideline

Adolescent Literacy: A Policy Research Brief
NCTE Guideline

A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students’ Needs
NCTE Guideline

On Reading, Learning to Read, and Effective Reading Instruction: An Overview of What We Know and How We Know It
NCTE Guideline

Features of Literacy Programs: A Decision-Making Matrix
NCTE Guideline

Read Together: Parents and Educators Working Together for Literacy
NCTE Guideline

Teachers as Readers: Forming Book Groups as Professionals
NCTE Guideline 

Resolution on the Need for Diverse Children’s and Young Adult Books 

Resolution on the Essential Roles and Value of Literature in the Curriculum

Resolution on the Critical Role of Teachers in the Selection and Implementation of Reading Programs and Policies

Resolution on Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

Resolution on El día de los niños/El día de los libros

Resolution on the Reading First Initiative

Resolution on the Importance of a Print-Rich Classroom Environment

Resolution on Phonics as a Part of Reading Instruction

Resolution on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): Assessment of Reading

Resolution on Basal Readers

Resolution on Improving Library Support in the Schools

Resolution on the Availability of Literature by Minority Writers

Resolution on Increasing Funds for Books

Resolution on Removing Sexism from Reading Materials

Resolution on Supporting the Right to Read Effort

Resolution on Federal Support for Programs in English and Reading

Resolution on Federal Support for the National Right to Read Effort


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