Looking for some good children's books to give as gifts or to find at the public library? There's a lot more than just the latest entry in the Wimpy Kid series. Here are some lists … [Read More...] about Best children’s books of 2017
Cluster Tutoring keeps growing in numbers and in its positive effects on learning. Whether it's adding a summer program, enhancing student math skills through tutor training, or … [Read More...] about Cluster’s Annual Report: Another year of success
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Donate Today and Improve the Life of a Child
All funds help us provide one-to-one tutoring and mentoring for 115 kids from the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's west side. Your donations are greatly appreciated and 100% tax deductible.
Tutors and students: Are you keeping up with your YEA! incentive sheet logs, marking down time spent reading, doing homework, creating vocabulary word bank cards, and more? Students can redeem points at the incentive store for prizes and gift cards on Dec. 12 and 14.
Students & Families
A caring, committed volunteer can make a lasting difference in the life of a child, regardless of the child's current level of academic ability. Working with a tutor not only sharpens academic skills, but also bolsters a student’s confidence.
Cluster accepts new students in grades K-8, with priority enrollment going to students in K-3. Students may remain in the program through grade 12. MORE >>
You don’t need special training to be a tutor - just patience, a desire to help, and 90 minutes one night a week during the school year. The atmosphere is relaxed and supportive, and tutors find they get as much out of the program as their students. MORE >>
Read to Succeed
Because reading is the key to academic success, Cluster has a focus on literacy. Our Structured Reading project, which is overseen by a certified reading specialist, has produced great results. MORE >>
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Chicago, Illinois 60651