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Document Number: 4400

The Neglected 'R': The Need for a Writing Revolution - This report argues that, given the importance of writing for economic, educational and personal growth, American students' writing skills are currently at an unacceptable level. It offers recommendations to policymakers, state and local education agencies, the business community and testing companies to remove these roadblocks to better writing instruction and assessment. (The National Commission on Writing in America's Schools and Colleges, April 2003) ...


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