Emanuel vows to expand promising program that combines math tutoring and mentoring

In response to the stunning results of a report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel says that he will expand a current tutoring and mentoring program to include 1,000 male students in 12 Chicago Public Schools.  The report focused on the 106 students at Harper High School who have learned in eight months what an average American high school students takes three years to learn.  These students, along with the other 600 currently in the program, receive math tutoring facilitated by Match Tutors as well as emotional and counseling support through Youth Guidance's BAM program.

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