Just as students move up from grade to grade, Sarah Hoffman transitioned from volunteer tutor to tutoring staff. Sarah is the new program assistant on Tuesday and Thursday nights and is the person you see when you sign in, get a name tag, or … [Read more...] about Staff spotlight: Sarah Hoffman
Starting this fall, Cluster Tutoring students will have new reasons to read, do homework, prepare for college entrance exams, and more. It's all part of the YEA! incentive program. YEA! stands for You've Earned an Award! Students can earn up to … [Read more...] about Incentives for students? YEA!
What do reusable bags, the Sugar Beet Food Co-op, and Cluster Tutoring all have in common? They all combine as a way to raise money for Cluster. During the months of September and October, Cluster will be one of three "Beet Bucks" program partners … [Read more...] about Bring your own bags to Sugar Beet and raise money for Cluster
If you're the parent or the tutor of an 8th grader this fall, you'll be interested in the Chicago Public Schools' new online high school application process. CPS has streamlined the process for students to apply to a CPS high school -- online. The … [Read more...] about CPS high school application process is now online
Nearly 30 students took part in Cluster Tutoring's first-ever summer program and came away with new skills in reading, writing, and comprehension. It turned out to be a perfect way for students to avoid the "summer slump" that can occur from being … [Read more...] about Summer is for reading
School may be out, but that doesn't mean learning needs to stop. There are plenty of resources for parents to keep students interested all summer long. The Illinois State Board of Education has released lists of helpful learning resources for … [Read more...] about How to keep students learning all summer