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The Home We Create

A Case Study on How Writing Positively Impacts Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Outcomes of Students

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The Truth About Writing Education in America: Let’s Write, Make Things Right
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The 826 Writers’ Room: A Room Where I Can Be Who I Am

Explore the latest writing research from 826

Why Writing

These reports focus on the current state of writing education from different perspectives.

The Truth About Writing Education in America: Let’s Write, Make Things Right

The Truth About Writing Education in America, Part 2: Raising Teacher Voices

Quick Reports

These short reports highlight a key 826 finding or methodology.

2021 Quick Report: Learning Gains in Writing During a Pandemic Year

2022 Quick Report: Creativity Gains in Student Writing

2023 Quick Report: Black/African American Student Gains

Best Practices

Each report shares an 826 best practice, research on why it works, and how any educator can implement it in their classroom.

Publishing Student Writing: “This is more than a book.”

The 826 Writers’ Room: A Room Where I Can Be Who I Am

External Reports

These reports summarize evaluations of 826 work by trusted third parties.

The Collaborative Work of Creating a Community Writing Center

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