Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Crossroads Education: Learning Commons

Mission

We aim to improve learning outcomes for all students by advancing innovation in education across the United States.

Program Description

The Learning Commons is a working space installed in high schools that trains and pays students to tutor their peers in math.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Other type of service

Learning Commons space, also uses Nexus, virtual whiteboard, included in every Learning Commons.

Year Started
2016
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Indianapolis, IN
States of Operation
Indiana
Most recent number of students served
300
Subject Offered
Math
Grade Levels
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages Offered
English
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
65% African American, 35% White
Setting
During School
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Blended
In-Person
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1
Does your program engage with parents?
Yes
Family Engagement Description

Outreach through virtual connection and weekly emails.  Daily if necessary.

Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
Parent
School
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Negotiated
Cost to Student
None
Type of Tutor
Teacher, Tutoring Staff
Contact Name
Nick Wahl

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