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Author Matt de la Peña Receives Intellectual Freedom Award (August 4, 2016)


2016 Children's Book Awards Announced  (November 21, 2015

2016 Awards for Children’s Fiction and Nonfiction Will Be Announced Saturday, November 21, in Minneapolis  (November 16, 2015)

Awards Will Be Presented to Educators, Researchers, Authors, and Affiliate Groups during Annual Convention  (November 13, 2015

Winners of NCTE & Norman Mailer Center's 2015 Student and Teacher Writing Awards  (November 10, 2015)

Announcing NCTE's New Executive Director  (October 13, 2015)

Author Laurie Halse Anderson Honored with NCTE Intellectual Freedom Award  (September 30, 2015)    

Jocelyn Chadwick Is New NCTE Vice President  (July 15, 2015)

NCTE Mourns the Loss of Executive Emeritus Kent Williamson  (June 7, 2015

Resolutions Approved by NCTE Members  (January 2015)

  • Resolution on the Need for Diverse Children’s and Young Adult Books
  • Resolution on Mandatory Grade Retention and High-Stakes Testing
  • Resolution on the Dignity and Education of Immigrant, Undocumented, and Unaccompanied Youth 

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


Educators, Authors, and Researchers Receive Awards from the National Council of Teachers of English  (November 15, 2013)

Author Judy Blume Honored with Two Literary Awards; Will Accept Awards in Boston during NCTE Annual Convention in November (September 16, 2013)

NCTE, NWP, and IRA Collaborate to Support Educator Teams in Low Income Communities (August 13, 2013)

University of Denver Professor Doug Hesse Elected Next NCTE Vice President (June 11, 2013)

NCTE Speaks Outs with Position Statement on Machine Scoring of Student Writing (May 2, 2013)

Digital Learning Isn't "Something Else" or "Something New," It's NOW (February 5, 2013

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