National Council of Teachers of English

Website: http://www.ncte.org

Organizational Description:

Since 1911, NCTE has worked to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels.

Services Provided:

Through it’s Anti-Censorship Center (http://www.ncte.org/about/issues/censorship), NCTE offers advice, helpful documents, and other support at no cost to teachers faced with challenges to literary works, films and videos, drama productions, or teaching methods.

Primary Issues of Focus:

The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English.

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