American classrooms urgently need more tutors, so why not mobilize teachers in training?
Here is the seemingly reasonable expectation that President Biden and his administration laid out at the start of the school year to address ongoing learning gaps in math and reading: for schools to hire “250,000 more tutors and mentors for our kids” with the help of American Rescue Plan funds.
With recent declines in National Assessment of Education Progress scores and growing teacher shortages, there is no more urgent time for such an investment in high-impact tutors.
Yet, we are more than halfway through the semester and many schools continue to struggle tosource enough tutors.
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