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, "The Power of Relationships: How and Why American Adults Step Up to … [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 started working with Jessica when she was in 7th grade. David's wife, … [Read more...] about Jessica Thompson: Another Cluster success story
This summer's reading program at the Chicago Public Library encourages young readers to discover something amazing about the planet Earth. Readers can receive new books of their own and have a chance to win a field trip for their entire class to the … [Read more...] about Chicago Public Library summer challenge: Be an Earth Explorer
There are way fewer women than men in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Some organizations are doing their best to level the playing field by offering summer STEM programs -- just for girls. Camp GADgET at Triton College. … [Read more...] about Summer science programs just for girls
Students can avoid summer learning loss and get a jump on next year's studies by signing up for Cluster Tutoring's Summer Reading Program. This program, available for students currently in grades K-6, focuses on improving reading skills in … [Read more...] about Summer Reading Program enrollment now open
Cluster Tutoring is looking for 34 students, tutors, and parents to help us make donuts at the Oak Park Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 9. The market is at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake Street in Oak Park. The program can earn $1,000 for … [Read more...] about Donut Day is coming on June 9!