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College-Ready Writers Program Drives Growth for Students and Teachers in Southern Mississippi

Publication: Southern Miss NOW
Date: July 18, 2016

Summary: The teacher-leaders of the South Mississippi Writing Project have seen big benefits from the College-Ready Writers Program; for their own growth as well as their students.

 

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Like my colleagues, I feel that I now have access to a community of like-minded educators who see the value in teaching our students to read with deeper understanding through writing,' Townsend said. 'I get satisfaction seeing them engaged in reading, writing, and thinking. I know without a shadow of a doubt that had it not been for the College-Ready Writers Program and the South Mississippi Writing Project that I would not have had these opportunities."

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