Improving the Writing Performance of Young Struggling Writers

  title={Improving the Writing Performance of Young Struggling Writers},
  author={Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris},
  journal={The Journal of Special Education},
  pages={19 - 33}
This article describes the outcome and significance of studies in the area of writing conducted from 1999 to 2003 by the Center on Accelerating Student Learning (a multisite research center involving Vanderbilt University, Columbia University, and the University of Maryland). The basic purpose of the Center was to identify effective instructional practices for primary-grade students with special needs and children at risk for academic difficulties. As part of this effort, researchers at the… 

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