Saturday, March 03, 2007

City schools: tutoring program cut & parents to pow-wow

City schools' tutoring program cut despite success: "City schools' tutoring program cut despite success
Program was lifting math achievement, helping blacks catch up, study shows

Reorganization of the Pittsburgh Public Schools last summer largely did away with an after-school tutoring program that a Rand Corp. study showed was boosting math achievement and helping black students catch up to white peers in that subject."
Go Theresa Smith: Where is the meeting, exactly?
Parents seeking more input in Pittsburgh schools

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