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10/20/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ The Opus App makes it effortless for teachers, tutors, parents, and students to integrate music, a primary cultural article, into the lesson planning and delivery process. We help classrooms to enable students to bring their whole selves into their learning process, firstly via the music they love and select to be included in their lessons, and then with the assistance of our High Impact Tutors!

10/18/2023. Article
While the virtual program was still less effective than in-person tutoring, the model could be a breakthrough for schools in rural areas and those that have struggled to recruit tutors, Loeb said. Districts’ pandemic recovery efforts have sometimes fallen short because they can’t find trained educators or volunteers to do the job. And research by Loeb and others has found that only a fraction of students who need extra help take advantage of on-demand virtual tutoring programs. 

10/16/2023. General
This study is the first randomized controlled trial of a virtual early literacy tutoring program. OnYourMark Education provides tutoring grounded in the science of reading and focused on foundational literacy skills (e.g., phonics, phonological awareness, reading fluency). During the 2022-23 school year, OnYourMark partnered with 12 schools in a large charter-management organization in the southern United States to provide virtual tutoring in school to kindergarten, first, and second grade students. The program included four sessions per week for 20 minutes per session from September through May. We randomly assigned students to one-on-one tutoring (N=510), two-on-one tutoring (N=570), or a business-as-usual control group (N=1,005). We find that students assigned to OnYourMark tutoring scored approximately 0.08 SD higher on end-of-year early literacy tests than students in the business-as-usual control group, with lower-performing students (0.18 SD) and first graders (0.19 SD) assigned to 1:1 tutoring benefiting most. These positive findings from a virtual program with young readers provides initial evidence that virtual tutoring could be a promising option, especially in contexts with barriers to implementing in-person early literacy tutoring.

09/30/2023. Article
In the aftermath of COVID-19, learning losses are among the most devastating, persistent consequences of the pandemic. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds were disproportionately impacted, creating both a learning and inequality crisis. Studies from the California School Boards Association and University of Chicago hail high-impact tutoring as a key solution for both issues. In Guilford County Schools, implementation of high-impact tutoring has produced impressive results. All student groups improved their test proficiency scores this year. 

09/27/2023. Article
Districts across the nation use Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) to target appropriate supports for each student. High-impact tutoring is the most effective research-backed academic support – consistently demonstrating from six months to over two years of learning gains for students across grade levels and content areas in a single year of tutoring. Districts that have chosen to integrate high-impact tutoring with MTSS are finding that embedding this highly effective support into the fabric of their schools improves student outcomes, reduces implementation challenges, improves instructional coherence, and streamlines operations.

09/27/2023. Article
According to the U.S. Department of Education’s research arm, high-dose tutoring is the most effective—though often the most expensive. The National Student Support Accelerator, a Stanford University center that studies effective tutoring, finds that effective high-dose tutoring programs require: Tutoring integrated into the school day to increase tutor-teacher coordination and avoid transportation or time problems for students. Targeting students based on academic need rather than requiring parents to opt into services. Budgeting services for at least three to five days a week for extended periods of time. Differentiated tutoring based on particular student needs and skills. Data-gathering and progress-monitoring, particularly when schools work with outside tutoring providers.

09/27/2023. Article
With research showing that far fewer students took advantage of online tutoring than districts expected, the outcomes-based model is one way to ensure districts use public funds wisely. “In education, we can pay for things a long time before we realize no children are participating in it,” Miller said.

09/22/2023. General
Districts across the nation use Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) to target appropriate supports for each student. High-impact tutoring is the most effective research-backed academic support – consistently demonstrating from six months to over two years of learning gains for students across grade levels and content areas in a single year of tutoring. Districts that have chosen to integrate high-impact tutoring with MTSS are finding that embedding this highly effective support into the fabric of their schools improves student outcomes, reduces implementation challenges, improves instructional coherence, and streamlines operations.

09/19/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ We offer one-on-one in-home tutoring addressing the actual needs of the student: systematic phonics, writing assistance, grammar, math, and homework help in most subjects.

09/19/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ We offer one-on-one in-home tutoring addressing the actual needs of the student: systematic phonics, writing assistance, grammar, math, and homework help in most subjects.

09/19/2023. Organization
SmartStart provides one-on-one and small-group tutoring services in all levels of mathematics and ELA. SmartStart has provided tutoring services for over 35,000 students, attending hundreds of schools, in over 100 districts. Over 95% of SmartStart’s students come from ethnic/racial minorities. Nearly 25% of SmartStart’s students are English Language Learners, and nearly 15% of our students are designated as having special needs.

09/19/2023. Organization
  /*-->*/ /*-->*/ iReadify takes children on a journey, showcasing the beauty of diverse characters, cultures and people in a safe and secure digital environment. iReadify inspires and encourages children up to 14 years old to use their imagination with a growing collection of children's books that both kids and the entire family will love.

09/19/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ Lompoc Teen Center's Yes I Can-Si Se Puede program offers after-school and out-of-school academic services, mainly mentoring and tutoring.

09/19/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ /*-->*/ Key Features of Our Tutoring Program: Personalized Approach: We believe that each student has unique learning needs. Our tutors work closely with students to identify their strengths, areas of improvement, and learning styles. This personalized approach ensures that students receive tailored support that meets their specific academic requirements.

09/19/2023. Organization
Our tutors meet with students to provide one-on-one tutoring in-person (if students are local to our tutors) or virtually. Our own curriculum platform, Methodize, has full-length courses for SAT and ACT prep, College and Career Advising, Financial Literacy, Academic Success, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2. Students can work through these self-paced courses on their own or in a group, and our tutors can use these curricula or work through a student's own questions during that student's time with a tutor.

09/19/2023. Organization
We offer online 1-on-1 and small group sessions in any subject, primarily reading and math. We typically host biweekly 1-hour sessions with a personalized pairing with a tutor. We offer 2 free hour-long trial sessions to any new members. We also offer a scholarship fund that anyone can donate to and helps cover the costs of students in need.

09/18/2023. Legislation
  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-Quality Tutoring Provider (HQTP) Vendor Directory and funded through the Department. Tutoring programs will be offered at no direct cost to participating districts or schools. However, all participating districts and schools must commit to participation criteria that align to best practices for high-quality tutoring.

09/14/2023. Article
“Research shows that relationship-based, intensive tutoring leads to positive academic growth and student success,” said Susanna Loeb, PhD, Professor at Stanford and Director of the National Student Support Accelerator. “As schools across the country navigate the ongoing challenges that COVID learning loss continues to present three years after its onset, providing educators with streamlined access to tools that support student growth can be greatly beneficial and the reason that we collaborate regularly with Pearl and are part of the Pearl ecosystem of support. Through our frequent conversations with education leaders, we know the benefit of making it easier for schools and students to access the tutoring support they need and for school systems to have the data they need to measure and drive achievement and continuously improve their programs.”

08/31/2023. Article
The authors partnered with school districts, tutoring providers, and quarterback organizations that support implementation of high-impact tutoring across districts in the United States to learn from their efforts in implementing tutoring. This cross-district implementation study shares a snapshot of lessons learned about common barriers to implementing highly-effective programs and the ways that districts have overcome these barriers with success. Interviewees included administrators, teachers, tutors, and other program staff from nine school districts and one charter management organization, seven tutoring providers, and six quarterback organizations that support implementation across districts. One finding is that funding and belief in the potential of tutoring are two key facilitators for the implementation of high-impact tutoring. Moreover, some of the challenges identified are related to tutor recruitment and training, data use, the scheduling of tutoring during the school day, student attendance and school-level buy-in.

08/26/2023. Legislation
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 score in the 50th percentile on the third-grade reading screener test if they complete summer school or tutoring in fourth grade. Students who score in the “below basic” category must complete both summer school and tutoring in 4th grade in order to advance.

08/26/2023. Legislation
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 2023-24 TISA Guide as 4th grade tutoring totaling over $22M.

08/25/2023. Legislation
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 long-term learning loss resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

08/21/2023. Article
“Michigan, by having their policy come out now, is certainly behind several states but ahead of probably at least half of the states, I’m sure,” said Kathy Bendheim, managing director at the National Student Support Accelerator (NSSA), a group out of Stanford University that shares tutoring research and helps create evidence-based programs.  She said Michigan’s program incorporates “high-quality standards” in its policy but must ensure tutoring programs are actually implemented as designed. “The urgency of the situation makes you want to do it for all kids immediately,” she said. “But what we have learned is that starting small — smaller — getting it right and building those real champions makes the expansion so much easier.”

08/16/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ Math Makes Sense provides convenient tutoring services for all ages in elementary math, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry & college algebra.

08/16/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ /*-->*/ We aim to bridge the gap in education caused by underlying socioeconomic issues. Our program offers general subject tutoring (English, Maths, Computer Science, History) and SAT/PSAT/ACT enhancement taught by top-scoring students. We offer group sessions and one-to-one classes on a weekly basis and an on-demand Q&A service for all school topics.

08/16/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ Online tutors currently in college working one-on-one with students to achieve the best possible outcome.

08/15/2023. Organization
EduTutorVA program description includes:

08/15/2023. Article
As the main focus of Future Forward Ohio, high-dosage tutoring, which is characterized by an average of at least 90 minutes of tutoring per week, promises lasting academic improvements. Studies have shown that students consistently benefit from it, as evidenced by Stanford University's National Student Support Accelerator, which underscores its effectiveness, particularly for those lagging academically. "Cignition's program aligns with what the research tells us are the most promising practices in high-impact tutoring, with consistent, effective tutors who develop strong relationships with students and provide engaging, personalized instruction," said Susanna Loeb, professor and director of the education policy initiative at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. "Moreover, recent studies provide good evidence that Cignition's program has been successful for the students that they reach, meaningfully improving their learning and performance on key assessments."

08/15/2023. Organization
/*-->*/ Accelerate Virginia provides one-on-one and small-group hybrid high-impact tutoring to K-12 students in all subjects throughout Virginia. We work directly with students and their families and school divisions to provide data-driven instruction.

07/28/2023. Research Study
Tutoring has emerged as an especially promising strategy for supporting students academically. This study synthesizes 33 articles on the implementation of tutoring, defined as one-to-one or small-group instruction in which a human tutor supports students grades K-12 in an academic subject, to better understand the facilitators and barriers to program success. We find that policies influenced tutoring implementation through the allocation of federal funding and stipulation of program design. Tutoring program launch has often been facilitated by strategic relationships between schools and external tutoring providers and strengthened by transparent assessments of program quality and effectiveness. Successful implementation hinged on the support of school leaders with the power to direct school funding, space, and time. Tutoring setting and schedule, recruitment and training, and curriculum influenced whether students are able to access quality tutoring and instruction. Ultimately, evidence suggests that tutoring was most meaningful when tutors fostered positive student-tutor relationships which they drew upon to target instruction toward students’ strengths and needs.