Tutoring

Learn more about tutoring, an academic tool that provides students extra support outside normal class time
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Student Achievement What the Research Says Scaling Up Intensive Tutoring: 4 Studies to Know
New research sheds light on how to get the most out of tutoring programs.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 27, 2022
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Lacey Lassetter instructs the third grade ESL reading class at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School on March 4, 2022, in Dallas, Texas.
Lacey Lassetter teaches a 3rd grade reading class at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School in Dallas in March. The school uses “intersession” days to provide targeted teaching for struggling students, part of its strategy for pandemic learning recovery.
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Teaching Tutoring or Remediation: Which Learning Recovery Strategy Is Most Popular?
Tutoring is backed by research, but remediation—going back over old content—could widen some academic gaps.
Sarah Schwartz, August 4, 2022
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Reading & Literacy Spotlight Spotlight on Adolescent Reading
This Spotlight will empower you with strategies for supporting students with better reading habits, high-impact tutoring research, and more.
July 15, 2022
President Joe Biden speaks at Max S. Hayes Hight School, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, in Cleveland. The speech showcased a final rule tied to his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package from last year. The rule allows troubled multi-company pensions to be made financially whole, ensuring full benefits for 2 million to 3 million workers and retirees.
President Joe Biden speaks at Max S. Hayes High School in Cleveland. The administration announced a new effort to bring 250,000 tutors and mentors to American schools over the next three years.
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Federal Biden's Tutoring Initiative: What Will It Mean for Learning Recovery?
The effort aims to help students by providing a pipeline of support in the recruitment of volunteers and use of COVID aid money.
Libby Stanford, July 8, 2022
4 min read
Student Achievement Spotlight Spotlight on Tutoring
This Spotlight will help you understand tutoring as an academic recovery tool, discover how districts can expand tutoring access, and more.

July 8, 2022
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Student Achievement From Our Research Center The Rise of Tutoring and Where It Falls Short, in Charts
It can be a powerful tool to support academic recovery, but it's not reaching all who need it.
Catherine Gewertz, May 11, 2022
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Student Achievement 6 Takeaways for School Districts to Implement Effective Tutoring
What districts need to know for starting or scaling up tutoring.
Catherine Gewertz, April 29, 2022
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Charvi Goyal, 17, holds an online math tutoring session with a junior high student in January, 2021 in Plano, Texas. Goyal is part of a group of high school students that put together their own volunteer online tutoring service during the pandemic.
Charvi Goyal, 17, holds an online math tutoring session with a junior high student in January 2021 in Plano, Texas.
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Student Achievement Online Tutoring Can Be Effective, Research Shows
The findings are noteworthy as schools search for effective learning-recovery options.
Catherine Gewertz, April 18, 2022
3 min read
Claire Engelhardt tutors students at Northeast High School in McLeansville, N.C., on Oct. 21, 2021.
Claire Engelhardt tutors students at Northeast High School in McLeansville, N.C., last October.
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Student Achievement With Millions of Kids on the Line, Can Schools Make Tutoring Work?
It should be a long-term investment in student learning, not a quick fix, experts say.
Catherine Gewertz, April 18, 2022
7 min read
First grade teacher Ashley Sides helps Emily Hernandez with a worksheet during a tutoring class after school at Roy Clark Elementary school in Tulsa, Okla. on Oct. 21, 2021.
First grade teacher Ashley Sides helps Emily Hernandez with a worksheet during a tutoring class after school at Roy Clark Elementary school in Tulsa, Okla.
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Student Achievement Millions Toward Tutoring: Funders Bank on the Recovery Strategy Despite Big Challenges
A $100 million philanthropic initiative aims to help districts staff and monitor tutoring programs and learn what features are most promising.
Stephen Sawchuk, April 5, 2022
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Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on Helping Students
This Spotlight will empower you with insights on newer tutoring methods and learning solutions available, mental health supports, and more.
March 23, 2022