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Commission Recommendations

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  • Craft comprehensive state policies on writing.
  • Provide professional-development and preservice programs that prepare all teachers to offer appropriate writing opportunities in their subjects.
  • Double the time spent writing in school, and encourage after-school writing.
  • Devise and use better methods of measuring students' writing proficiency.
  • Tap technology to expand writing opportunities and student discussions about writing.

Vol. 22, Issue 33, Page 10

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