Why half of urban kids drop out

This week Match Education was highlighted in a CNN Opinion piece for the work of Match Tutors in Chicago Public Schools. The article suggests that the results of last year's randomized trial by the University of Chicago Urban Education Lab indicate a need for an intensive and individualized academic support program "to help prevent students who start falling behind from falling completely through the cracks."  The authors also suggest that Match's tutoring success proves that it's not too late to help disadvantaged youth once they've reached adolescence.

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