The First Amendment and the Right to Read

Last week, we spoke of another educational crisis – lack of proficiency amongst students as regards literacy in the subjects of civics and American History.  Of course, such a crisis means that in a few years only a minority will understand their First Amendment rights, one of which is the right to read. Children are … Continued

NCBLA, Civics Literacy, and Yet Another Crisis in Education

NCBLA believes the sharing of children’s literature builds many different types of literacy.  Specifically, we have highlighted the need for reading and writing proficiency, of course, yet also have contributed to civics literacy efforts via both the publication of the print book Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out and the development of an associated web-based … Continued