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									           QAR Report Writing Hints for the QAR Team Chair
                                   October 16, 2007

1. When in doubt, don’t capitalize.
   Don’t write: The team met with the School Leadership Team ...
   Instead: The team met with the school leadership team …
2. If code letters are to be used in the report, define each prior to first use.
   Don’t write The team met with the SILT …
   Instead: The team met with the school improvement leadership team (SILT)
   Don’t write: MEAP assessments are ...
   Instead: Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) assessments are …
3. Each standard narrative of the QAR report should stand on its own.
   Description of how school meets the standard:
   Evidence-Supporting statements:
   Rationale-Concluding statement
4. Review the Vision and Purpose standard sample on page 2 of the QAR Standard
   Narrative Worksheet.
5. Each commendation and recommendation of the QAR report should stand on its own.
   Initial-main statement:
   Evidence-Supporting statements:
   Rationale-Concluding statement
6. Review the commendations and recommendations sample on page 2 of the QAR
   Recommendations and Commendations Worksheet



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We are creating a document with hints for writing the quality assurance review (QAR)
report.
Please contribute your hints/suggestions to Al Monetta at amonetta@ncamichigan.org.
Your added hints will help us prepare other QAR team chairs.

								
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