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This database includes an initial set of organizations that offer tutoring, technology platforms or academic interventions along with relevant information if available. Tutoring programs are those organizations that offer one-on-one and/or small group tutoring directly to students, either in-person, virtually, or through both modes of delivery. Interventions offer materials (e.g., an instructional scope and sequence, placement assessment, progress monitoring tools) that could be used within a tutoring program, but do not offer tutoring directly.  This is not meant to be an inclusive list, but a starting point. We welcome additional organizations to join the database by completing this form. The intended use for this database is for Districts, States or nonprofits to identify potential tutoring partners, for potential tutors to identify potential employers and for tutoring organizations to have a clearer understanding of the landscape, and to identify interventions that might be useful to their programs, if needed.

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425 Tutoring is a student-run organization that connects high school volunteer tutors with elementary school students looking for tutoring. Based in Washington State, students and parents can sign up for group tutoring sessions on the website. We will then assign high school tutors to reach out and conduct recurring virtual tutoring sessions via Zoom or Google Meets. 
 


826 National amplifies the impact of our national network of youth writing and publishing centers and the words of young authors. We serve as an international proof point for writing as a tool for young people to ignite and channel their creativity, explore identity, advocate for themselves and their community, and achieve academic and professional success.

The College Advising Corps is the nation's largest college access program working through 31 universities in 17 states. Within each chapter (including the University of Texas at Austin chapter) recent college graduates are selected for specific high schools to be imbedded in the school full-time to work with students daily to increase the number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students entering and completing higher education.


The Aggie Homework Helpline (AHH) is an initiative to help provide quality, free online tutoring to PK-12 learners and families.

Start-up virtual tutoring program with a credit recovery payment model.


All About Learning Press provides scripted, open-and-go programs developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading and spelling in the most effective way possible. Our Orton-Gillingham based programs are easy to teach and easy to learn!


Tutors encourage students in the subject areas of Reading and Mathematics, and support children in their school development. Tutors work directly with kindergarten through sixth grade students to improve their reading and math proficiency skills. Tutors perform one-on-one work with individual students, group work, or class activities.

At Amplify, we believe all teachers and students deserve high-quality materials. At Amplify, we strive to engage all students deeply with challenging content while also providing teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student.

The Apollo 20 Fellows Program is a service opportunity that places passionate full-time tutors in schools across HISD.

The Augustine Literacy Project-Charlotte works to improve the reading, spelling and writing skills of low income children who struggle with literacy.


Families of students that require individualized supports have an uphill battle in determining what their child needs to succeed in school and how to go about getting it. Likewise, schools often face barriers in providing effective services to students with specialized learning plans: services can quickly become costly and resources are limited. Beacon professionals have been on both sides of the IEP table and are dedicated to creating partnerships between parents and the school in order to maximize support for the student.


BEAM runs summer math programs for underserved students with proclivity towards mathematics. After our summer programs, BEAM continues to provide enrichment classes, high school and college advising, and other wraparound support.


BellXcel is a national nonprofit that helps schools and youth serving organizations provide tremendous impact on learning recovery. BellXcel is a single source solution that provides all of the building blocks needed to run and manage an evidence-based summer, afterschool, bridge, or tutoring program--all in one platform. This includes: step-by-step guidance, professional learning and development, assessment, robust whole child curriculum for SEL and wellness, enrichment activities, rich content, and support along the way.


A professional development program, one-on-one, and small group research-based literacy intervention geared towards first graders who are struggling to read.


One-year fellowship placing tutors in Blueprint partner schools to provide in-school support.

BookNook provides a cloud-based platform for synchronous and rigorous K-8 reading instruction that can be accessed by any device larger than a phone. Students log in from school, home, or a community-based setting and work one-on-one or in small groups on algorithmically-recommended sequences of standards-aligned curricular and text content. Adult instructors are a diverse array of teachers, paraprofessionals, childcare providers, and community volunteers, and BookNook can also supply tutors from a national network of over 200,000 trained virtual instructors.


High school students providing indivdiual and group classes to ensure that children remain intellectually stimulated (for free) during this unprecendented time

With Brainfuse, users receive real-time instruction via our proprietary online classroom, a comprehensive lesson library, and targeted diagnostic tests. We serve institutions across North America including the New York Public Library, University of Tennessee, Virginia’s Statewide Community Colleges, Los Angeles County Library, Toronto Public Library, and Chicago Public Library.

6-year cohort providing summer and after school tutoring (homework help) and college guidance through middle and high school.


Free, one-on-one online tutoring from qualified college students.


BRYTE is a student-led organization that pairs Brown undergraduate tutors with students ages 5-18 in refugee families. Currently, BRYTE works with over 170 refugee youth that are resettled from a diverse set of countries, including Iraq, Syria, Colombia, Nepal, Eritrea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Burma, Somalia, and others. Brown undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students serve as the tutors and mentors in the BRYTE program. Around 170 BRYTE volunteers work one-on-one with refugee students in their homes at least three hours per week. Volunteers spend time primarily tutoring (providing homework help and building on foundational literacy skills), but also engage in enrichment activities such as taking their students to visit the zoo, playing soccer at the park, or bringing them up to Brown's campus for community events.


Selective student organization connecting high school tutors with K-12 students. Tutors provide in-person 1:1 support During-School's Academic Center, and also create YouTube videos explaining common concepts and content.

Allee Burka is a licensed reading specialist who is an associate of Orton Gillingham and has her Masters in literacy. She provides one one one tutoring online and in person.


Burst Reading Literacy Intervention is a one-to-small group intervention provided by teachers or teaching assistants to small groups of students in grades K-2.


"The CDF Freedom Schools® program provides summer and after-school enrichment through a research-based and multicultural program model that supports K-12 scholars and their families through five essential components: high quality academic and character-building enrichment; parent and family involvement; civic engagement and social action; intergenerational servant leadership development; and nutrition, health and mental health. The CDF Freedom Schools program incorporates the totality of CDF’s mission by fostering environments that support children and young adults (known as “scholars” in the CDF Freedom Schools program) to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in themselves and in their families, schools, communities, country, and world with hope, education and action. By providing K-12 scholars with rich, culturally relevant pedagogy and high quality books that deepen scholars’ understanding of themselves and all they have in common with others in a multiracial, multicultural democratic society, CDF Freedom Schools programs further empowers scholars to believe in their ability and responsibility to make a difference while instilling in them a love of reading to help them avoid summer learning loss."


The Dan L Duncan Reading Initiative provides school-based early intervention to students who are at-risk for or who are experiencing reading failure as well as enrichment programs for students with grade level academic skills.


Cignition's unique math tutoring program targets significant improvements in elementary through high school math outcomes as well as improvements in student attitudes towards math.


City Year's AmeriCorps members serving as Student Success Coaches (SSCs) are diverse young adults who serve full-time on teams in systemically under-resourced K-12 schools. They implement City Year's core Whole School Whole Child program, forming near-peer, developmental relationships and providing research-based, integrated social, emotional and academic supports for students, combined with whole classroom and school supports to enable rich learning environments. City Year's SSCs partner with teachers to provide supplemental capacity and personalize the learning environment. They use youth development strategies and student data on social emotional skills and early warning indicators of high school graduation and post-secondary success, such as attendance, behavior and ELA and math course performance, to accelerate students' holistic development.


The information contained in the Tutoring Database is a compilation of publicly available information and information voluntarily provided by the identified organizations. THIS DATABASE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED AS IS and are for informational purposes only. Neither Brown University nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University nor the National Student Support Accelerator make any guarantees, warranties, or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the database or the information it contains, and none assume any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that the database may contain. Use of this database is at the sole and exclusive risk of the user, and neither Brown University, nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, nor the National Student Support Accelerator shall have any liability for any claim, act, or omission arising out of or in connection with the use of the database.

The inclusion of an organization's information in the Tutoring Database does not indicate that Brown University, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, the National Student Support Accelerator, or any individual associated with these entities endorse or support that organization. The National Student Support Accelerator includes all tutoring programs it is aware of in the Tutoring Database. In contrast, the Accelerator uses the following inclusion criteria for academic intervention materials. To be included, interventions must: 1) have a randomized control trial or quasi-experimental study, 2) that produced an effect size of +0.20 or greater OR 3) have particularly high-quality instructional materials but do not yet have RCT or QES research.