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826 Digital Resources | Banned Books Week 2022

September 20, 2022

This year’s Banned Books Week theme “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us” highlights how stories connect people and communities together. “Sharing stories important to us means sharing a part of ourselves,” the American Library Association (ALA) explained. “Books reach across … Continue reading

Inside the new 826 Digital

September 15, 2022

826 National’s platform for teachers, 826 Digital, recently received a makeover. The new platform boasts increased accessibility, a new resource library with advanced search capacities, new features for sharing and saving resources—including adding resources to Google Classroom—and more opportunities for … Continue reading

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On Today’s Writing Education Landscape

August 29, 2022

In 2020, the 826 National Research team published part one of “The Truth About Writing Education.” The first report in this series focused on creating awareness  and solutions about the current state of writing education in America through interviews with … 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