The New York City Writing Project National Reading Initiative study group is part of the NRI of the National Writing Project funded by the Carnegie Corporation. The NYCWP is one of nine sites in the initial phase of this initiative. The focus of the initiative is reading comprehension of informational text at the secondary level.

The NYC Writing Project study group blog is open to anyone interested in joining conversations related to content area literacy. Questions include: What practices and text features are are generalizable across disciplines? What features of texts and practices are discipline specific?