Michigan nonprofits to expand reading-tutor program to 16 schools

07/14/2013 | MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

A collaboration of nonprofits in Michigan, including the United Way and Americorps, will provide one-on-one tutors to struggling K-3 students in 16 schools across the state in a program called the Michigan Reading Corps. In a pilot held last year, Americorps volunteers tutored students for 20 minutes a day, and principals reported that most students receiving the services gained a year in reading skills. "I think this program is a total game changer for Michigan," said Tony Campbell, a member of the Michigan Community Service Commission.

View Full Article in:

MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA