HELPS 1:1 Tutoring Works!

A look at Year One in Charlotte and its game-changing potential in Read Charlotte’s community-wide initiative to double literacy rates By Liz Rothaus Bertrand When Munro Richardson first heard about the HELPS Program from a colleague in the United Way of the Greater Triangle, he was skeptical. Richardson, Executive Director of Read Charlotte, and his […]

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Collaborative initiative reveals staggering proof that closing reading achievement gap in Charlotte is possible

50 HELPS tutoring sessions on average closed 75% of the gap for third graders who started school one year behind CHARLOTTE, N.C.— July 10, 2019— Read Charlotte and the Helps Education Fund released results today of a new tutoring initiative that launched in 10 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) elementary schools in 2018-2019, which revealed staggering proof […]

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Celebrating Progress and Hope in Read Charlotte Transformation Network’s Pilot Year

Part II: SUPPORTING EDUCATORS Written by Liz Bertrand CMS Central 1 Learning Community Executive Coordinator Tammie Holt is also hopeful about progress she sees with the Read Charlotte Transformation Network. In her role, she supports literacy, math and tutoring intervention programs in 29 high needs Title 1 schools, including Ashley Park (see Part 1). She […]

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