Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

General Tutoring

Mission

General Tutoring aims to alleviate educational inequalities through free supplemental tutoring for students in the greater Waltham area.

Program Description

GT matches Brandeis students with Waltham public school students (K-12) for free 1 on 1 tutoring in any academic subject on campus

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Waltham, MA
States of Operation
Massachusetts
Most recent number of students served
141
Subject Offered
English Language Arts (ELA),
Early Literacy,
Math,
Reading,
Science,
Other
Other subjects
All
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,
Spanish
Percentage of tutors who can speak a language other than English
32% - None, 10% - Spanish, 7% - Mandarin Chinese, 8% - Hebrew, 6%- French, <5% Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian
Setting
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Blended
In-Person
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1
Number of Sessions Per Week
1
Number of Minutes Per Session
60
Number of Weeks Per Program
30
Does your program engage with parents?
Yes
Family Engagement Description

Communicates over phone or email with parents.

Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
School
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
$50 per tutor
Cost to Student
Free
Type of Tutor
Volunteer
College Students
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
No
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
No

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