Project: National Writing Project

Authors: Mark St. John, Laura Stokes

Type: Slide presentation

Publication: March 2010

Understanding The National Writing Project (pdf, 29 pages)


Inverness Research has prepared these slides for presentation at the 2010 Spring Meeting of the National Writing Project in Washington, D.C.

Inverness Research has studied the NWP for over 15 years. The slide presentation aims to sharpen understanding of what the NWP is, how it serves the nation’s teachers, and why federal funding for it should continue. The slides make the following key points, supporting them with data from annual site profiles and teacher surveys.

I. There is a need for high quality professional development
II. The National Writing Project is a significant federal investment in the improvement of teaching
III. Continuous federal funding is critical to the NWP’s ability to do its future work

Intended Audience

The National Writing Project, Federal and state policy makers, Funders, Educators, Teachers, and general public.


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