Many tutoring students beat the "summer slump" by attending Cluster's Summer Reading Program to keep their skills sharp. An average of 30 students attended six weeks of classes, … [Read More...] about Summer reading success
A new study confirms what many people volunteering as tutors and mentors already know: The practice of American adults mentoring children and teenagers unites people. The study, … [Read More...] about Why mentoring works
We always love to hear what students accomplish after they graduate from Cluster Tutoring, so we're happy to report on the success of Jessica Thompson. Tutor David Holmes … [Read More...] about Jessica Thompson: Another Cluster success story
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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.
Cluster Tutoring starts Sept. 25 and 27. To learn more about what's in store this year, from reading and math to Project Next Step, and to pick up some tutoring tips, check out the Tutor Resource Drive.
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. 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