By the Numbers
Teacher Learning Leads to Student Results
National research studies confirm significant gains in writing performance among students of teachers who have participated in NWP programs.
Stories of Impact
Behind the numbers are educators, the young writers they work with, and the families and communities they serve. For them, test scores and performance charts tell one story, but more significant are the stories of challenges met, lives changed, and ambitious goals accomplished. Here are a few of their stories.
Efficiency at Scale
The National Writing Project’s longstanding network structure allows us to invest quickly and efficiently in programs and services that directly impact learning for youth and teachers.
“The kind of capacity evident in NWP takes a long time to build and requires ongoing stewardship to maintain. But it is also an essential resource, especially in this era of rising aspirations for teaching and learning all across our nation’s schools.”
Since 2015, Northern California Writing Project has provided College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP) professional development to schools across their service area.…Read More
Like most successful poets, Denise Lajimodiere has always enjoyed and possessed an aptitude for writing. When she was young, her creative writing teacher at school on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota pulled her aside and encouraged her to pursue the craft.…Read More
Like anywhere in the United States today, the rural Texas town of Bastrop, located about 30 miles outside of Austin, is no stranger to the pervasive narrative of our nation’s “failing public schools.”…Read More