Freedom of Information Day recognizes the Constitutional requirement that we have openness in our government. What that brings to mind in literacy teaching and learning is the critical importance of building our students’ skills to find, understand, and utilize information. That requires openness in our classrooms and learning institutions as well.
- Visit NCTE’s Intellectual Freedom Center to learn about the work we do to combat censorship and support educators and students in the right to read and write.
- Read NCTE’s position statements on intellectual freedom and censorship.
- See A Case for Reading—Examining Challenged and Banned Books from ReadWriteThink.org.