Harvard EdCast: The TutorsBy Matt Weber
According to the Reading Partners website, “Students reading below grade level in third grade are four times as likely as their peers to drop out of school before earning their diploma.” That is why the national nonprofit has made it its mission to improve students’ reading skills by providing one-on-one tutoring sessions with qualified and well-trained community volunteers.
About the Harvard EdCast
The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, that features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.