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Talking Tutoring: Tutoring 101

In this introductory overview, the panelists discuss who needs tutoring help and why, and what options are available in school and after school.

Real-world writing

Dr. Jane Hansen discusses the importance of offering writing opportunities with real-world applications.

Adult role models

Dr. Pedro Noguera talks about the ways that adults in the community can serve as role models for students. 

Families Find Meaning

In Washington, D.C., inmates volunteer to get training in how to run a book club for their kids.

Community Volunteers

In Charlottesville, Virginia, the school district has started an innovative community volunteer program called Book Buddies.