This database includes an initial set of statewide tutoring efforts and state tutoring legislation. It will be updated monthly. The intent is to include all statewide tutoring efforts and state legislation. We welcome submissions of efforts or legislation that we have omitted or corrections by completing this form.

 

State Name of Legislation/Tutoring Effort Does this effort include legislation? Status Date of Status More Info
Alabama
House Bill 497
Required K-3 students who received a failing grade in a subject to receive tutoring during the first nine weeks of school. The bill also required additional accelerated instruction for students who… more
Yes Failed
Arizona
ARS 15-241
Requires all students in a school assigned a letter grade of D or F to have access to tutoring. Tutoring can be provided by the school directly or the parent can choose from approved providers.… more
Arkansas
SB 564: Arkansas Tutoring Corps Act

Establishes a statewide Arkansas Tutoring Corps (with a focus on rural areas), to address interrupted learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Yes Passed
California
SB-723 Pupil instruction: tutoring program: learning loss mitigation
Creates the California Leadership, Excellence, Academic, Diversity, and Service-Learning (LEADS) Tutoring Program to provide both in-person and online tutoring to rectify learning loss. Each county… more
Yes Held in Committee and under submission
California
SB-129 Budget Act of 2021

Includes funding for the California for All College Corps which provides undergraduate students at 46 colleges and universities across California the opportunity to earn $10,000 for committing to… more

Yes Signed by Governor
Colorado
Learning League Program
Funded through private philanthropy (Gary Community Ventures), provides trained and supervised tutors to work in CO schools in elementary literacy and middle grades math.
No N/A N/A
Colorado
HB21-1234 Supplemental Education High-impact Tutoring Programs
Creates the Colorado high-impact tutoring program to provide grant funding to local education providers including school districts and charter schools and others, to create high-impact tutoring… more
Yes Signed by Governor
Colorado
Colorado High-Impact Tutoring Program
Creates the Colorado high-impact tutoring program to provide grant funding to local education providers including school districts, charter schools, and others prioritizing rural, low-income or… more
Yes Signed by Governor
Colorado
Colorado High-Impact Tutoring Program
Creates the Colorado high-impact tutoring program to provide grant funding to local education providers including school districts, charter schools, and others prioritizing rural, low-income or… more
Yes Signed by Gov.
Connecticut
An Act Addressing Issues Created By The COVID-19 Pandemic On Public Education in Connecticut
Requires analysis of state-wide mastery examination, results to measure the severity of student disengagement in public schools to guide development of a variety of student disengagement mitigation… more
Yes Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
Delaware
Delaware Strategy to Accelerate Learning

Requires school districts to (1) adopt high quality and consistent instruction materials (2) provide school leaders and teachers professional learning to provide Tier 1 education to students and… more

No N/A N/A
Florida
CS/HB 7011 — Student Literacy
Among many things, includes provision for high school juniors and seniors to satisfy community service requirements by providing 75 verified tutoring hours to students with a substantial deficiency… more
Yes Signed by Governor
Georgia
$47 million Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER II)

Funds $47 million in emergency assistance to address the disruptions and challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a $1.3 million allocation for the teacher pipeline of which $789,… more

No Effective for the 2022-23 school year
Idaho
$50 Million “Empowering Parents” Grant

Provides Idaho caregivers with children in grades K-12 with educational grants of up to $1,000 per student, per year, and up to $3,000 per household. Grants are funded through the $50 million “… more

Yes Passed
Illinois
Illinois Tutoring Initiative
Creates a statewide tutoring initiative targeting PK-12 students who are in districts or communities with limited capacity or resources to deliver high-quality tutoring programs through Illinois… more
No N/A N/A
Indiana
House Bill 1252
Commits up to $15M in federal emergency funding to pay for tutoring for children who are struggling in math and reading. The initiative was funded in response to the learning loss that resulted from… more
Yes Proposed
Iowa
Senate Bill: SB545
Requires The Iowa Department of Education to form a learning recovery task force to evaluate the degree of learning loss experienced by students due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The task force is… more
Yes Sent to the Senate Subcommittee Education
Louisiana
Accelerate
Provides high-quality, open access math and literacy tutoring lessons aligned with state standards. Lessons focus on acceleration rather than remediation. The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE… more
No N/A N/A
Maryland
“Kirwan 2.0,” or Senate Bill 965/House Bill 1372
Requires the original K-3 requirement of Transitional Supplemental Instruction for Struggling Learners program to add additional components: 1) funding for one-on-one and small-group instruction for… more
Yes Passed into law
Maryland
Maryland Leads
Supports Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with federal funding to address COVID-19 pandemic learning loss, opportunity and achievement gaps, and need of targeted support for historically underserved… more
No N/A
Massachusetts
$60M Funding for Schools and Community Partners
Provides $60M in state and federal funding to expand access to summer learning programs and recreational activities. Out of the $60M, $2M will be used to fund early literacy tutoring grants for… more
No Passed and effective 2022-2023 school year
Michigan
Tutoring Dollars for Kids (SB 925)
Provides Michigan families with up to $1500 in Learning Loss Grants to be used on tutoring, summer courses, and certain educational supplies. Low-income students and families who have been most… more
Yes Senate Bill Introduced
Michigan
Governor's $280M Tutoring Investment Proposal
Proposes a $280 million spending investment to vet and pay tutors in an effort to help Michigan students recover from pandemic learning loss. The Governor’s proposal, which requires approval from… more
Proposed
Minnesota
Bill HF1064
Requires many efforts to combat COVID-19 impact on education including funding for community partnerships to provide tutoring during the summer of 2021.
Yes Passed into law
Mississippi
Mississippi Acceleration
Provides tutoring for 1,000 students in grades K-5 in literacy with a focus on relationship-development in its Pilot Program. Tutors are college students and funding is from GEER funds. Tutoring is 1… more
No N/A N/A
Missouri
House Bill 3015: Close the Gap Program
Includes a plan to set aside $75 million which would fund the Close the Gap program. The Close the Gap program provides $1500 to Missouri families to fund educational expenses. The $1500 grant funds… more
Yes Approved by Governor
New Hampshire
YES! Scholarship Program

Provides $1,000 tutoring scholarships for students negatively iimpacted by the pandemic. Funded through $2.3 million from the Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund, the scholarships can be… more

No N/A
New Jersey
NJ Summer Tutoring Corps
Provided tutoring to 2,000 students in the summer of 2021 and is expanding to 42 sites in fall of 2021. Launched by The College of New Jersey’s School of Education, and paid for by he New Jersey… more
No N/A N/A
New Mexico
New Mexico Educator Fellows Program
Addresses the educator shortage and the need for small group tutoring by funding districts and charter schools to hire Educator Fellows who will be provided supports to become a teacher to provide… more
No N/A N/A
New Mexico
Multi-Layered System of Supports
Encourages districts to include tutoring in the implementation of a new Multi-Layered System of Supports (MLSS) to ensure it’s integrated into districts’ larger acceleration strategies. New Mexico… more
No N/A
North Carolina
SB 387 Excellent Public Schools Act of 2021
Revises the Read to Achieve Program in many ways, one of which is including tutoring as part of the definition of literacy interventions.
Yes Signed by Governor
North Carolina
NC State Plan for ARP Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund
Includes $30,000,000 for high-impact tutoring statewide.
No N/A N/A
North Carolina
North Carolina Education Corps

Partners with local schools to recruit, educate, and activate corps members to support students and accelerate learning through tutoring in NC's neediest districts. Corps members are paid a living… more

No N/A N/A
Ohio
Statewide Mathematics and Literacy Tutoring Grant

Awarded $14M in grants to Ohio colleges and universities planning to create or expand mathematics and literacy tutoring programs for Ohio’s K-12 students in one-on-one or small-group settings.The… more

No Grants Awarded
Ohio
House Bill 583
Increases substitute teacher recruitment efforts, expands Ohio’s EdChoice program which provides families with vouchers to pay for private school tuition and requires tutoring programs in public and… more
No Awaiting Governor’s signature
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Plan for the ARP Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund
Creates a Math Tutoring Corps in partnership with OK colleges and universities to address middle and high school student learning disruption. Specifically, Algebra I tutoring for up to 1,500 grade 7-… more
No N/A N/A
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Plan for the ARP Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

Includes the development of a Math Tutoring Corps in partnership with… more

No N/A N/A
South Dakota
Senate Bill 210
Provides families in South Dakota with an educational savings account (ESA). The bill requires The Department of Education to create a savings account for students who withdrew from public schools… more
Yes Withdrawn at the Request of the Prime Sponsor
South Dakota
Dakota Dreams Online Tutoring Program
Provides free online tutoring for K-12 students in South Dakota in English, math, science and social studies. Sessions are taught by university students in the School of Education at Northern State… more
No Passed into law
Tennessee
Tennessee Learning Loss Remediation and Student Acceleration Act

Creates TN Accelerating Literacy and Learning Corps, a matching grant opportunity to empower districts to implement or strengthen tutoring supports for students in low ratios and at a high dosage… more

Yes Passed into law
Texas
HB 4545

Requires an accelerated learning committee to develop an IEP for every student who does not pass pass the STAAR test in grade 3, 5, or 8 in math or reading. Also, requires the assignment of a… more

Yes Passed into law Effective Date June
Washington, DC
OSSE High-Impact Tutoring Strategy

Requires all DCPS schools to implement high-impact tutoring for students in need, reaching approximately 10% of all students.

No N/A N/A