Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Saga Education

Mission

Saga Education serves historically under-served young people through personalized, consistent, caring and best-in-the-world tutorials that result in youth gaining confidence and academic strength so that they see, pursue and realize their grandest dreams.

Program Description

Saga embeds algebra (or geometry) math tutors as a class within the school day. Our tutor teams can serve 20-40 students per period, and the tutors can work in person or online. Tutors work in ratios of 1:2 to 1:4, and we offer four models.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
2014
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Newton, Massachusetts
States of Operation
Florida,
Massachusetts,
New York,
Washington DC
Operation Locations
Chicago, Broward County, DC, New York
Most recent number of students served
5000
Subject Offered
Math,
Other
Other subjects
Focus on Algebra I
Grade Levels
9th Grade,
10th Grade
Languages Offered
English
Setting
During School
Delivery Mode
Blended
In-Person
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
2:1 (Saga Traditional), 3:1 (Saga Online), 4:1 (Saga Blended)
Number of Sessions Per Week
5
Number of Minutes Per Session
40-60
Does your program engage with parents?
Yes
Family Engagement Description

Our tutors contact homes at least monthly to build strong family relationships, and we share information with school teachers and admin to support our students.

Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
School
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Cost is per student depending on number of students, dosage, Americorps subsidy and philanthropy.
Cost to Student
Free
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
Yes
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
No
Contact Name
Alan Safran
Contact Email

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