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Miami-Dade County Public Schools, University of Chicago Education Lab, and Accelerate Announce $9M Gift from Kenneth C. Griffin to Expand High-Dosage Tutoring
Event April 11, 2024

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, University of Chicago Education Lab, and Accelerate Announce $9M Gift from Kenneth C. Griffin to Expand High-Dosage Tutoring

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), in partnership with Griffin Catalyst, Accelerate – The National Collaborative for Accelerated Learning, and the University of Chicago Education Lab, announced the launch of a high-dosage math tutoring intervention for Miami-Dade students recovering from the education crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

High dosage tutoring brings math gains, study finds
Media Mention K-12 Dive March 27, 2024

High dosage tutoring brings math gains, study finds

K-12 Dive’s Kara Arundel speaks with Education Lab senior research director Monica Bhatt about initial results from the Personalized Learning Initiative, which shows improvement in math for students from Chicago Public Schools and Georgia’s Fulton County Schools after participating in consistent, school-day tutoring programs.

National Study Finds In-School High Dosage Tutoring Is Successfully Accelerating Student Learning, Reversing Pandemic-Era Learning Loss
Press Release UChicago Education Lab March 27, 2024

National Study Finds In-School High Dosage Tutoring Is Successfully Accelerating Student Learning, Reversing Pandemic-Era Learning Loss

Initial findings from the Personalized Learning Initiative show that in-school high dosage tutoring meaningfully increased math learning for students in Chicago Public Schools and Fulton County Schools.

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High-dosage tutoring can help remediate learning loss, but funding is running out
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Fordham Institute
Apr 2024

High-dosage tutoring can help remediate learning loss, but funding is running out

The Fordham Institute’s Jeff Murray highlights preliminary results from the Education Lab’s Personalized Learning Initiative, a moonshot to overcome pandemic learning loss.

While Ken Griffin drops big bucks on Florida, Chicago is left with a philanthropic hole
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Crain's Chicago Business
Apr 2024

While Ken Griffin drops big bucks on Florida, Chicago is left with a philanthropic hole

Crain’s Chicago Business’ Brandon Dupré highlights a $9 million gift from Ken Griffin to bring the Education Lab’s Personalized Learning Initiative to public school students in Miami-Dade County.

Billionaire transplant Kenneth Griffin makes a $9 million donation to Miami-Dade schools
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Miami Herald
Apr 2024

Billionaire transplant Kenneth Griffin makes a $9 million donation to Miami-Dade schools

The Miami Herald’s Jimena Tavel covers the announcement of a $9M gift from Ken Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel and founder of Griffin Catalyst, to expand intensive math tutoring for Miami-Dade students in grades sixth to eighth.

Ken Griffin Is Bringing University of Chicago Math Tutoring to Miami
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Bloomberg
Apr 2024

Ken Griffin Is Bringing University of Chicago Math Tutoring to Miami

Ken Griffin is donating $9 million to bring a University of Chicago Education Lab math tutoring initiative to public school students in Miami-Dade County.

Billionaire Ken Griffin donates millions to Miami-Dade schools
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South Florida Business Journal
Apr 2024

Billionaire Ken Griffin donates millions to Miami-Dade schools

Ken Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel, donated $9 million to Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The gift will support a three-year partnership to deliver tutoring to Miami-Dade students, part of the Education Lab’s Personalized Learning Initiative.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, University of Chicago Education Lab, Accelerate, and Griffin Catalyst Partner to Launch $9M High-Dosage Tutoring Initiative
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Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Apr 2024

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, University of Chicago Education Lab, Accelerate, and Griffin Catalyst Partner to Launch $9M High-Dosage Tutoring Initiative

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), in partnership with Griffin Catalyst, Accelerate – The National Collaborative for Accelerated Learning, and the University of Chicago Education Lab, announced the launch of a high-dosage math tutoring intervention for Miami-Dade students recovering from the education crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, University of Chicago Education Lab, and Accelerate Announce $9M Gift from Kenneth C. Griffin to Expand High-Dosage Tutoring
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Apr 2024

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, University of Chicago Education Lab, and Accelerate Announce $9M Gift from Kenneth C. Griffin to Expand High-Dosage Tutoring

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), in partnership with Griffin Catalyst, Accelerate – The National Collaborative for Accelerated Learning, and the University of Chicago Education Lab, announced the launch of a high-dosage math tutoring intervention for Miami-Dade students recovering from the education crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Want to Reverse Learning Loss? Hire More Tutors
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Word In Black
Apr 2024

Want to Reverse Learning Loss? Hire More Tutors

Word In Black’s Aziah Siid highlights the Education Lab’s preliminary results from the Personalized Learning Initiative that in-school tutoring helped students improve significantly in math.

Solutions: What happens when suspensions get suspended?
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The Hechinger Report
Apr 2024

Solutions: What happens when suspensions get suspended?

The Hechinger Report’s Gail Cornwall cites the Education Lab’s 2023 study on restorative programs in Chicago Public Schools, which found positive changes in how students viewed their schools, their in-school safety and their sense of belonging.

How In-School Tutoring Benefits Both Attendance and Math Scores
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Education Week
Mar 2024

How In-School Tutoring Benefits Both Attendance and Math Scores

Education Week’s Olina Banerji talks with Education Lab Senior Research Director Monica Bhatt about preliminary results from the Personalized Learning Initiative, which found that in-school tutoring is leading to positive effects on math scores.