D.C. mayor shares $4.8 million proposal to keep tutoring programs

The Washington Post

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said she wants to spend $4.8 million to sustain intensive tutoring programs for students next year, extending a multiyear effort to help children recover from the setbacks they experienced during virtual learning.


The mayor’s announcement about the funding for high-impact tutoring — a specific kind of academic help that consists of frequent, small-group sessions — came at a citywide summit on the topic. She touted the effort’s success, including a recent Stanford University study that found that students in D.C. were more likely to attend school when they had sessions. “Last school year, we found that students enrolled in high-impact tutoring were likely to reach their math and literacy goals,” Bowser said.


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