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-- The Drum
THE 74 MILLION

Study: Chicago Tutoring Program Delivered Huge Math Gains; Personalization May Be the Key

A year after mayors and governors announced the first school closures related to COVID-19, many have turned to personalized tutoring to cope with disruptions to learning. Read More

THE HILL

Everyone's talking about a national tutoring corps; here's what we need to know to do it well

After nearly a year of COVID-19-related disruptions to our nation’s schools, early research confirms we’re grappling with widespread learning loss — and it’s probably worse than we think when accounting for the large numbers of students missing from the data. Read More

NY DAILY NEWS

Finding real sanity in our crisis response

Horrific. Painful. Avoidable. These are just a few of the words that came to mind when I learned earlier this week that in Rochester, police had handcuffed and pepper-sprayed a nine year-old girl after responding to a report of “family trouble,” which was a child in mental health crisis. Read More

NPGO

New Profit Invests $1 Million in Impactful Tutoring Platform Saga Education To Help Address Widespread Learning Loss in the Midst of the Pandemic

Saga Education is an evidence-based, personalized tutoring model designed to support students struggling with math to put them on a path toward high school graduation and postsecondary success. Read More

PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE

A+ Schools report shows bright spots among many challenges facing PPS

A+ Schools, a local group that advocates for equity in education, released on Monday its annual “Report to the Community” on the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Read More

MARKET WATCH

How to nearly eliminate the tragedy of childhood poverty, while also boosting the economy

A social insurance program for children could dramatically reduce child poverty in the U.S., as Social Security has done for elderly poverty. Read More

CISION - PR NEWSWIRE

Saga Education Named One of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company

Innovative, research-backed tutoring program recognized for its impact across Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Read More

USA TODAY

'Time for innovation': How tutoring could be a key to lifting kids out of 'COVID slide'

This story about tutoring was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Read More

PEOPLE

How Robin Williams' Son Zak Is Honoring His Father with New Mental Health Organization Inseparable

Zak Williams is helping launch a new mental health program, Inseparable, in response to COVID-19. Read More

THE WASHINGTON POST

MLK Library will reopen in September, giving D.C. a renewed central hub

One million books. Vast rows of public computers. Six stories of D.C. history, movies and games, art supplies and power tools and music, all of it free to browse and borrow. Read More

WASHINGTONIAN

PHOTOS: Look Inside the MLK Library’s $211 Million Renovation

DC's central library features recording studios, rooftop gardens, a kids' slide, and more. Read More

CAPITOL COMMUNICATOR

The Creative Now: A Chat with John Gundlach, Co-Founder, Mighty Good

Grab a chair and listen in to my conversation with John Gundlach, Co-Founder, Mighty Good. Read More

CAPITOL COMMUNICATOR

Up Close and Personal: Getting to Know Aimee Freund, Mighty Good

Capitol Communicator is running “Up Close and Personal” profiles of communicators in the mid-Atlantic.  In this profile we feature Aimee Freund. Read More

CAPITOL COMMUNICATOR

Up Close and Personal: Getting to Know Nicole Harburger, Co-Founder of Mighty Good

Capitol Communicator is running “Up Close and Personal” profiles of communicators in the mid-Atlantic.  In this profile we feature Nicole Harburger. Read More

AGILITY - PR SOLUTIONS

Mighty Good, a New Boutique Social Impact Branding Agency, Launches in D.C.

Comms strategists Nicole Harburger, John Gundlach and Aimee Freund announced the launch of Mighty Good, a boutique social impact branding and communications agency based in Washington, D.C. Read More