This database includes an initial set of statewide tutoring efforts and state tutoring legislation. It will be updated monthly. Inclusion in this database does not indicate that the effort or policy is aligned with high-impact standards. All tutoring efforts and legislation that we are aware of are included in this database to allow others to better understand the landscape of state efforts in tutoring.

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State Name of Legislation/Tutoring Effort Does this effort include legislation? Status Sort descending Date of Status More Info
Ohio
Future Forward Ohio

Provides $26.1 million in GEER funds to support the implementation of high-dosage tutoring programs in Ohio districts and schools. The tutoring programs will be offered by providers on the High-… more

No
Louisiana
RS 17:4032.1 (Steve Carter Literacy Program)
Allocates $40M to fund $1,000 vouchers to families of eligible K-5 public school students to be used for literacy tutoring.
Yes Active 2021 Legislative Session
Arizona
ARS 15-241 (Arizona State Tutoring Program)

Requires all students in a school assigned a letter grade of D or F to have access to tutoring. Tutoring can be provided by the school directly or the parent can choose from approved providers.… more

Yes Adopted
Arkansas
LEARNS Act

Reallocates $34.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to LEARNS Act initiatives. $8.5 million will go to supplemental education such as tutoring and $20 million will go toward high-impact… more

Yes Approved
Michigan
SB 173 (MI Kids Back-on-Track)

Provides $150M in grant funds available to eligible districts for high-impact tutoring and other learning acceleration strategies. Districts must submit a plan to determine eligibility. Funds will… more

Yes Approved by Governor
Colorado
HB 23-1231
Appropriates $26.7M to support math success including the Academic Accelerator Grant Program to offer academic services, including tutoring, through community learning centers.
Yes Approved by Governor
Missouri
HB 3015 (Close the Gap Program)

Includes a plan to set aside $75 million which would fund the Close the Gap program. The Close the Gap program provides $1500 to Missouri families to fund educational expenses. The $1500 grant… more

Yes Approved by Governor
New Mexico
Math Tutoring Corps

Launches the New Mexico Math Tutoring Corps in January of 2023. The statewide tutoring initiative provides math tutoring for 8th-12th grade students with a significant focus on Algebra 1. Virtual… more

No Awarded
Georgia
Georgia Math and Reading Corps

Funds $47 million in emergency assistance to address the disruptions and challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a $1.3 million allocation for the teacher pipeline of which $789,… more

No Effective for the 2022-23 school year
Alabama
HB 497

Required K-3 students who received a failing grade in a subject to receive tutoring during the first nine weeks of school. The bill also required additional accelerated instruction for students… more

Yes Failed
New York
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (NY GEAR UP)

Provides a $28 million grant to extend the New York Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness Program (NY GEAR UP). This grant has been awarded to New York for four consecutive years and has served… more

No Grant Awarded
Maryland
Maryland Tutoring Corps

Provides $10 million in American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Relief Funds (ESSER III) to launch and scale high-quality, school day tutoring for secondary math that will mitigate… more

Grant period to start September 2023
New Jersey
High Impact Tutoring Program

Launches High Impact Tutoring program in which districts can apply for reimbursement of high-impact tutoring programs that focus on third and fourth grade students using pre-qualified tutoring… more

No Grant program underway
New Jersey
New Jersey Acceleration Program: High-Impact Tutoring NGO

Provides $52,000,000 in funding to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to offer high-impact tutoring interventions for students disproportionately affected by the pandemic. This program begins on… more

No Grant program underway
New Jersey
Learning Acceleration Funding

Includes nearly $17 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funds and $35 million in ARP State Fiscal Recovery Funds (SFRF) allocated in the FY2024… more

No Grant program underway
Ohio
Statewide Mathematics and Literacy Tutoring Grant

Awarded $14M in grants to Ohio colleges and universities planning to create or expand mathematics and literacy tutoring programs for Ohio’s K-12 students in one-on-one or small-group settings.The… more

No Grants Awarded
Washington
SB 5248/HB 1710

Appropriates $27 million in state funds and $97 million in federal funds for for matching grants to districts for high quality tutoring and rigorous extended learning programs.

Yes In Committee
Virginia
Tutoring Microgrants for Parents

Offers $30 million Learning Acceleration Grants for Virginia families. Approved families will receive $1,500 for tutoring in English, math, science, history, and foreign languages. Grants can also… more

No In Effect
Virginia
ALL in Tutoring

Directs Virginia school divisions (districts) to implement high-intensity tutoring beginning in October 2023 with specific quality guardrails and a focus on students furthest behind in grades 3 -… more

No In effect
Pennsylvania
Cross-Age Tutoring Program - HB 100

Creates a tutoring program that allows 11th and 12th grade students to earn credit for tutoring younger students.

Yes In Senate Committee
New York
SB S8327
Establishes a pilot program to provide grants to local education providers to implement high-impact tutoring programs prioritizing low-income or underserved students to address student learning loss… more
Yes In Senate Education Committee
Arizona
Arizona Achievement Tutoring Program
Provides reading, writing, and mathematics tutoring for students in grades 1-8 who are testing below proficient in those areas on the statewide assessment Arizona Academic Standards Assessment (AASA… more
No Launched
Connecticut
Connecticut High-Dosage Tutoring Program

Allocates $10M in American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funding to local education agencies (LEAs) to implement the Connecticut High-Dosage Tutoring (… more

Launching in 2023 - 2024 school year
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Plan for the ARP Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund
Creates a Math Tutoring Corps in partnership with OK colleges and universities to address middle and high school student learning disruption. Specifically, Algebra I tutoring for up to 1,500 grade 7-… more
No N/A N/A
Colorado
Learning League Tutoring Program

Funded through private philanthropy (Gary Community Ventures), provides trained and supervised tutors to work in CO schools in elementary literacy and middle grades math.

No N/A N/A
Delaware
Delaware Strategy to Accelerate Learning

Requires school districts to (1) adopt high quality and consistent instruction materials (2) provide school leaders and teachers professional learning to provide Tier 1 education to students and… more

No N/A N/A
Louisiana
Accelerate
Provides high-quality, open access math and literacy tutoring lessons aligned with state standards. Lessons focus on acceleration rather than remediation. The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE… more
No N/A N/A
Mississippi
Mississippi Mission Acceleration
Provides tutoring for 1,000 students in grades K-5 in literacy with a focus on relationship-development in its Pilot Program. Tutors are college students and funding is from GEER funds. Tutoring is 1… more
No N/A N/A
New Jersey
NJ Summer Tutoring Corps
Provided tutoring to 2,000 students in the summer of 2021 and is expanding to 42 sites in fall of 2021. Launched by The College of New Jersey’s School of Education, and paid for by he New Jersey… more
No N/A N/A
North Carolina
HIgh-Impact Tutoring Program

Provides $30,000,000 for high-impact tutoring statewide.

No N/A N/A
North Carolina
North Carolina Education Corps

Partners with local schools to recruit, educate, and activate corps members to support students and accelerate learning through tutoring in NC's neediest districts. Corps members are paid a living… more

No N/A N/A
Washington, DC
OSSE High-Impact Tutoring Strategy

Requires all DCPS schools to implement high-impact tutoring for students in need, reaching approximately 10% of all students.

No N/A N/A
Maryland
Maryland Leads

Supports Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with federal funding to address COVID-19 pandemic learning loss, opportunity and achievement gaps, and need of targeted support for historically… more

No N/A
New Mexico
Multi-Layered System of Supports
Encourages districts to include tutoring in the implementation of a new Multi-Layered System of Supports (MLSS) to ensure it’s integrated into districts’ larger acceleration strategies. New Mexico… more
No N/A
New Hampshire
YES! Scholarship Program
Provides $1,000 tutoring scholarships for students negatively impacted by the pandemic. Funded through $2.3 million from the Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund, the scholarships can be used… more
No N/A
Oklahoma
Statewide Tutoring Programs

High Dosage Literacy Tutoring: OSDE operates a high dosage tutoring program that pays teachers $50 per hour and includes growth incentives. The focus for this program is on 4th… more

No Operational
Arkansas
SB 564: Arkansas Tutoring Corps Act

Establishes a statewide Arkansas Tutoring Corps (with a focus on rural areas), to address interrupted learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Yes Passed
Idaho
Empowering Parents Grants

Provides Idaho caregivers with children in grades K-12 with educational grants of up to $1,000 per student, per year, and up to $3,000 per household. Grants are funded through the $50 million “… more

Yes Passed
California
AB 185 CDE Learning Acceleration

Funds learning recovery initiatives. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the availability of $4 billion in funding for intensive tutoring, additional… more

Passed
Massachusetts
Early Literacy Tutoring

Provides $60M in state and federal funding to expand access to summer learning programs and recreational activities. Out of the $60M, $2M will be used to fund early literacy tutoring grants for… more

Yes Passed and effective 2022-2023 school year
South Dakota
Dakota Dreams Online Tutoring Program
Provides free online tutoring for K-12 students in South Dakota in English, math, science and social studies. Sessions are taught by university students in the School of Education at Northern State… more
No Passed into law
Maryland
Kirwan 2.0, or SB 965/HB 1372

Requires the original K-3 requirement of Transitional Supplemental Instruction for Struggling Learners program to add additional components: 1) funding for one-on-one and small-group instruction… more

Yes Passed into law
Minnesota
HF 1064

Requires many efforts to combat COVID-19 impact on education including funding for community partnerships to provide tutoring during the summer of 2021.

Yes Passed into law
Texas
HB 4545

Requires an accelerated learning committee to develop an IEP for every student who does not pass pass the STAAR test in grade 3, 5, or 8 in math or reading. Also, requires the assignment of a… more

Yes Passed into law Effective Date June
Louisiana
SB 508

Requires students in kindergarten - 5th grade who are not proficient in math or literacy to have expanded academic support which is either placement in a class taught by teacher designated as '… more

Yes Passed Senate; House recommitted to Committee on Appropriations
Georgia
Georgia Tutor

Provides free opt-in virtual tutoring for all Georgia high school students in math, language arts, science or social studies provided by Georgia-certified teachers of that subject. Georgia Tutor… more

No Program in operation
Nebraska
Nebraska SMART

Provides free online tutoring to K-12 students in rural Nebraska. Operated by the Nebraska State Colleges, funded through a grant from the Nebraska Department of Education… more

No Program in operation
Illinois
High-Impact Tutoring Initiatives

Creates two statewide tutoring initiatives targeting PK-12 students who are in districts or communities with limited capacity or resources to deliver high-quality tutoring programs. The Illinois… more

No Programs in operation
Indiana
HB 1252

Commits up to $15M in federal emergency funding to pay for tutoring for children who are struggling in math and reading. The initiative is funded in response to the learning loss that resulted… more

Yes Proposed
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Education Budget Proposal

Proposes a budget of more than $3.9 billion for public schools that would fund tutoring for struggling students, makes permanent a major teacher signing-bonus plan, and provides additional bonuses… more

No Proposed by Governor
New Jersey
High Efficiency Accelerated Learning (HEAL) S3220

Proposes the establishment of the High Efficiency Accelerated Learning (HEAL) Grant Program and the Tutoring Advisory Commission. HEAL is intended to provide high-impact tutoring opportunities to… more

Yes Recommitted to Assembly Appropriations Committee
California
SB 723 California LEADS Tutoring Program

Creates the California Leadership, Excellence, Academic, Diversity, and Service-Learning (LEADS) Tutoring Program to provide both in-person and online tutoring to rectify learning loss. Each… more

Yes Returned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 56
Michigan
SB 925/HB 5859 (Tutoring Dollars for Kids)

Provides Michigan families with up to $1500 in Learning Loss Grants to be used on tutoring, summer courses, and certain educational supplies. Low-income students and families who have been most… more

Yes Senate Bill Introduced
Iowa
SB 545

Requires The Iowa Department of Education to form a learning recovery task force to evaluate the degree of learning loss experienced by students due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The task force is… more

Yes Sent to the Senate Subcommittee Education
California
SB 129 Budget Act of 2021

Includes funding for the California for All College Corps which provides undergraduate students at 46 colleges and universities across California the opportunity to earn $10,000 for committing to… more

Yes Signed by Governor
Tennessee
HB 2326

/*-->*/ Updates Tennessee's 3rd grade retention law by… more

Yes Signed by Governor
Colorado
HB 21-1234 Supplemental Education High-impact Tutoring Programs

Creates the Colorado high-impact tutoring program to provide grant funding to local education providers including school districts and charter schools and others, to create high-impact tutoring… more

Yes Signed by Governor
Florida
CS/HB 7011 — Student Literacy
Includes provision for high school juniors and seniors to satisfy community service requirements by providing 75 verified tutoring hours to students with a substantial deficiency in reading in… more
Yes Signed by Governor
Ohio
Afterschool Child Enrichment Educational Savings Program
Provides qualifying families with a $500 credit that can be used to pay for after school enrichment programs that will support learning for students impacted by COVID-19. The credit will be paid… more
Yes Signed by Governor
Oregon
HB 3198 (Early Literacy Success Initiative)
Creates the Early Literacy Success School Grant and Community Grant programs to fund K-3 literacy programs that include high-dosage tutoring as well as other supports for improved literacy.
Yes Signed by Governor
North Carolina
SB 387 (Excellent Public Schools Act of 2021)

Revises the Read to Achieve Program in many ways, one of which is including tutoring as part of the definition of literacy interventions.

Yes Signed by Governor
Texas
HB 1416

Revises some HB 4545 requirements by allowing tutoring hours per student/subject to be reduced to 15 hours in certain situations and allows a 4:1 ratio of students to tutors.

Yes Signed by Governor
Florida
HB 1361

Among a number of education items, creates the New Worlds Tutoring program for K-5 students who exhibit deficiencies in reading or math to be administered by the University of Florida Lastinger… more

Yes Signed by Governor
Ohio
HB 583 - Statewide Tutoring Program

Increases substitute teacher recruitment efforts, expands Ohio’s EdChoice program which provides families with vouchers to pay for private school tuition and requires tutoring programs in public… more

Yes Signed by Governor
Tennessee
TN HB 7004: Tennessee Learning Loss Remediation and Student Acceleration Act

Creates TN Accelerating Literacy and Learning Corps, a matching grant opportunity to empower districts to implement or strengthen tutoring supports for students in low ratios and at a high dosage… more

Yes Signed into law
Tennessee
Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement

Creates a student-based funding formula that includes additional funding for all fourth graders who are not proficient in ELA. This funding is identified in the… more

Yes Signed into law
Tennessee
SB 7003: Tennessee Literacy Success Act

Updates this 2021 law to allow school districts to advance students who score in the “approaching” category on their third grade Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) ELA test and… more

Yes Signed into law
South Dakota
SB 210

Provides families in South Dakota with an educational savings account (ESA). The bill requires The Department of Education to create a savings account for students who withdrew from public schools… more

Yes Withdrawn at the Request of the Prime Sponsor