If you're excited about the "extraordinary blossoming of student potential, across nearly every subject" spawned by The Writing Revolution, at New Dorp High School, you might follow up by perusing this free selection of three decades worth of NCTE books on writing across the curriculum. One way to get up to date on the latest cutting edge magic bullet in US education might be reading this 1997 study that:
...reports on the long-term impact of WAC programs on faculty. The authors draw on interviews, questionnaires, classroom observations, student evaluations, and course documents from more than 700 faculty, one to 15 years after their first WAC experiences.
It is like reading a book written in the future!