October 24, 2016
The 2015-2016 Write for Texas Annual Report illustrates the rapid growth and positive impact of the program across the state.
The report synthesizes data from a wide range of sources including Write for Texas coach and site staff reflections, field-based activity reports, as well as teacher and administrator survey responses from schools supported by Write for Texas. Data indicate impressive project outcomes, with 83% of respondents reporting improvement in student reading and writing skills, and 82% seeing increased student engagement.
In addition to profiling the unique structure and components of Write for Texas, the report presents information on the designated Write for Texas schools (over 200 schools in over 100 districts) and educators supported by the project. Highlights include frequency measures of classroom teaching routines, and anecdotal evidence showing the positive influence Write for Texas coaches and materials have on staff development aimed at improving academic reading and writing instruction in the secondary grades.
Download the 2015-2016 Write for Texas Annual Report here.