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POETRY OUT LOUD encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. POL helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. POL is a great way to bring poetry alive for both students and teachers.
✔ POL is free of charge!
✔ All Nebraska high schools are invited to participate.
✔ Students compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes.
✔ POL meets many Nebraska ELA and Theatre standards, as well as NCTE standards.
✔ NAC provides personalized assistance to help teachers get started and carry out the program.
✔ Free artist school visits by professional performing artists and poets