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to High-Impact Tutoring

CityTutor DC is the coalition for high-impact tutoring in Washington, DC.

CityTutor DC catalyzes tutoring for thousands of students in DC, improving student well-being, accelerating academic performance, and enhancing talent systems in schools.

High-Impact Tutoring Standards

Grounded in Trusting Relationships

Caring adults, trained for relationship-building

Focused on Tutor Effectiveness

Content and knowledge skills, recruited and supervised carefully

Supported by High Quality Curriculum

Grounded in research; aligned to standards taught in class

Occurring Frequently

High dosage, at least 90 minutes weekly

Organized into Small Groups

Maximum group size of four; 1:1 is ideal, if feasible

Data Driven

Tutors access regular assessments; use data to inform session content

Collaborative with Schools

Tutoring during school day is ideal; tutors connect with teachers