Monday, March 29, 2010

The Power of Volunteering

In researching educational trends, I ran across this talk by Dave Eggers.  Dave started a tutoring center in San Francisco.  It is really a fabulous story.  He says that 35-40 hours of personal one on one time per year for a student will increase their achievement by one grade level.  That is really incredible.  How can we do something similar in our Ridgway community?  Something to think about...

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