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The National Writing Project: Commitment and Competence

By: Ann Lieberman
Date: 2007

Summary: Ann Lieberman traces how the interplay of program strength and funder acuity have yielded a writing initiative that has clarified what worked and purged what didn't.

 

One important factor in the NWP's longevity is the complementary role played by foundations.

In "The National Writing Project: Commitment and Competence," her chapter in Reconnecting Education and Foundations: Turning Good Intentions into Educational Capital, Ann Lieberman traces how the interplay of program strength and funder acuity, woven together over time, have yielded a writing initiative that has clarified what worked and purged what didn't.



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