Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Public Schools’

TutorMate on Detroit TV

 When AT&T volunteers visited Ronald Brown Academy in the Detroit Public Schools system, TV20 was there to capture it. The volunteers give a half-hour a week throughout the school year to help first-graders learn to read,  communicating with the classroom from the phones and computers at their desks at work. They went to the school for […]…

Congrats to Bennett, Detroit’s School of the Week!

Congratulations to one of our TutorMate schools, Bennett Elementary, named as School of the Week by Detroit Public Schools. The district saluted Bennett, a neighborhood school in Southwest Detroit, for its friendly atmosphere, nutritional lunch program,  creative play activities, university partnerships, parent support, and 21st Century technology. The district made the announcement on Jan. 21. […]…

Detroit Free Press features TutorMate

The Detroit Free Press gave front-page treatment this morning to Innovations’ TutorMate program. Six schools are using the program, which matches young students with corporate employees, who help them with their lessons via computer and telephone for 30 minutes a week. The goal is to raise reading levels. As reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey writes:  Students […]…

Comerica touts TutorMate

Comerica Bank is so proud of its participation in Innovations for Learning’s  TutorMate program that it boasted about it in a special section it sponsored in the Michigan Chronicle, a newspaper for Detroit’s black community. See the article here. Thanks, Comerica! Photo: Michigan Chronicle…

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