Tag: student writing

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826 National’s Newest Publication with Ada Limón

August 18, 2022

We’re excited to welcome Ada Limón as our 24th Poet Laureate!  As a leader in youth writing education and student publishing, 826 National was asked by the Library of Congress to nominate three poets for the Poet Laureate position – … Continue reading

826 National CEO Laura Brief Featured on ABC7 San Francisco

February 11, 2021

  Following the Inauguration, 826 National’s CEO Laura Brief spoke with ABC7 News about Amanda Gorman’s role as a leader of the 826 movement. ‘”Amanda showed us all what’s possible. She truly embodies our mission,” said Laura Brief, CEO of … Continue reading

Writing and Research: The Truth About Writing Education in America

January 22, 2021

 In our new report “The Truth About Writing Education in America: Let’s Write, Make Things Right,” 826 National set out to understand the barriers to effective and accessible writing instruction for American students. While writing and the freedom it provides … Continue reading

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Redefining Publishing in the 826 Network

October 8, 2020

At 826, we believe that the power and joy of writing should be accessible to every student in every classroom. But with school closures and all the hurdles that ensued, we had to reimage what publishing could look like in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Young Authors’ Book Projects on 826 Day

August 25, 2020

“We want to show that we are aware of the social problems affecting us and our communities and that we yearn for imminent change to happen.” —Ysatti, Christofer, Laisha, and Maria, the Student Editorial Board of 826 Boston’s My Generation … Continue reading

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A ‘Firelight’ For Every Dreamer: Jason Reynolds and 826 National present “For Every One”

August 20, 2020

“Dear future self, tell me that all the hard work, sleepless nights, and early mornings paid off. Tell me that all the suffering that I’m going through now has a good outcome.” —from “Dear Future Self” by Janeth C., Grade … Continue reading