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News from NCTE

2015 NCTE Children's Book Awards Announced  (January 27, 2015)  

NCTE Honor Teachers, Authors, and Researchers with Awards during the 2014 Annual Convention  (November 11, 2014

Florida Educator Susan Houser Elected Next NCTE Vice President  (July 10, 2014

Remodeling Literacy Learning Together: Paths to Standards Implementation study released by the National Center for Literacy Education, an initiative of NCTE  (February 27, 2014)

2014 Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Award Announced by NCTE  (January 24, 2014


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NCTE Leadership Messages

2013 NCTE President Sandy Hayes Updates Members on Literacy Education Programs, Shares Her Dream for Students

CEE Chair Louann Reid Responds to NCTQ Report on Teacher Education Programs

NCTE President Sandy Hayes Says a Moratorium on High Stakes Tests Is the Right Response to Common Core Implementation


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