|CFDA Number:||84.928 - National Writing Project (OII)|
|Program Goal: To improve the quality of student writing and learning|
|Objective 8.1 of 1: To support and promote the establishment of teacher training programs designed to improve the writing skills of students and teachers.|
|Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Students taught by the National Writing Project (NWP) teachers will show improved student writing skills.|
|Targets and Performance Data||Assessment of Progress||Sources and Data Quality|
Explanation: No data were available for SY 2003-2004. Therefore the FY 2005 target is to set the baseline.
Additional Source Information: Sites will determine assessment instruments to be used (possible examples are Academy for Educational Development-derived tests and the NAEP Test of Writing) in cooperation with the NWP Research Division.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: September 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Limitations: NWP sites measure effectiveness using different instruments, so data are difficult to aggregate.
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