Tutoring

Student Achievement Spotlight Spotlight on Tutoring
This Spotlight will empower you with information on considerations and strategies for designing high-impact tutoring programs and more.
January 18, 2022
Student Achievement Webinar Examining the Evidence: What We’re Learning From the Field About Implementing High-Dosage Tutoring Programs
Tutoring programs have become a leading strategy to address COVID-19 learning loss. What evidence-based principles can district and school leaders draw on to design, implement, measure, and improve high-quality tutoring programs? And what are districts
January 13, 2022
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Special Report Supporting Struggling Readers
This report examines what's known about supporting older readers who need help building their literacy skills and how to do so effectively.
January 4, 2022
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Reading & Literacy The Benefits of Intensive Tutoring for Older Readers
Research backs high-impact tutoring for older readers. But schools face barriers including cost and staffing.
Ileana Najarro, January 4, 2022
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Mathematics What the Research Says These Early Math Supports Translated to Gains Later on for Vulnerable Students
A new study shows how a combination of preschool and kindergarten math supports led to better achievement and less absenteeism in 3rd grade.
Sarah D. Sparks, December 10, 2021
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Teaching Opinion To Get Tutoring Right, Connect It to the Classroom
Tutors must have access to and know how to use the same instructional materials as teachers, write David M. Steiner and Ethan Mitnick.
David M. Steiner & Ethan Mitnick, December 3, 2021
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Addressing Unfinished Learning in Math: Providing Tutoring at Scale
Most states as well as the federal government have landed on tutoring as a key strategy to address unfinished learning from the pandemic. Take math, for example. Studies have found that students lost more ground
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Student Achievement Spotlight Spotlight on Intervention
This Spotlight will help you dig into intervention from multiple angles: 504 plans, tutoring, SEL for teenagers, and more.
November 4, 2021
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Recruitment & Retention Schools Are in Desperate Need of Tutors. But Qualified Ones Are Hard to Find
Schools are evaluating a variety of tutoring approaches to address "unfinished learning," but the supply of qualified tutors is low.
Elizabeth Heubeck, October 12, 2021
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Classroom Technology Accelerating Learning: Tech Advice to Make It Happen
Accelerating learning through technology isn't as easy as putting a kid in front of a computer, experts and educators say.
Alyson Klein, July 20, 2021
7 min read
Pre-kindergarten teacher Sarah McCarthy works with a student at Dawes Elementary in Chicago on Jan. 11, 2021. Chicago Public Schools has launched an initiative aimed at reengaging at-risk students and ensuring they’re back in the classroom once the city’s public schools fully reopen in the fall.
Pre-kindergarten teacher Sarah McCarthy works with a student at Dawes Elementary in Chicago on Jan. 11, 2021. Chicago Public Schools has launched an initiative aimed at reengaging at-risk students and ensuring they’re back in the classroom once the city’s public schools fully reopen in the fall.
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Student Achievement Chicago Is Spending Millions to Get Students Back on Track After COVID-19
Targeting more than 100,000 students, Chicago Public Schools has launched an initiative aimed at reengaging at-risk students.
Karen Ann Cullotta, Chicago Tribune, July 1, 2021
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A woman tutors a young child.
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School & District Management Opinion 8 Considerations for Designing High-Impact Tutoring
The most important rule is to start small and find success before expanding, writes Kevin Newman of the KIPP Foundation.
Kevin Newman, June 8, 2021
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Student Achievement Opinion Learning Recovery: The Research on Tutoring, Extended School Year, and Other Strategies
Evidence points most strongly to the value of high-dose tutoring, but other approaches have merit too, writes researcher Heather C. Hill.
Heather C. Hill, April 28, 2021
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Student Achievement 3 Studies for District Leaders to Read as They Plan for Learning Recovery
How can districts plan for programs that help catch up students affected academically by the pandemic? These three studies provide clues.
Stephen Sawchuk, March 11, 2021
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