National Writing Project Is Innocent Victim in War on Earmarks, Educators Say

Susan Tusa for The Chronicle

Jeremy Hyler, an eighth-grade language-arts teacher, talks about what works for his students as part of a National Writing Project event at Central Michigan U. The project seeks to improve how writing is taught.
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The loss of federal funds for a national project that seeks to improve how writing is taught could damage the quality of students' writing on college cam­puses and in elementary and secondary schools, say faculty members who are now urging...

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