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Using ed tech in high-dosage tutoring could cut costs by a third
Media Mention K-12 Dive June 5, 2024

Using ed tech in high-dosage tutoring could cut costs by a third

K-12 Dive covers new research released by the Education Lab showing that substituting some tutoring time with ed tech can reduce staffing needs without compromising tutoring’s impact on student learning.

Study Finds In-School High-Dosage Tutoring Combining Technology and Tutor Time Can Successfully Accelerate Student Learning, Reduce Costs to Districts
Press Release UChicago Education Lab June 3, 2024

Study Finds In-School High-Dosage Tutoring Combining Technology and Tutor Time Can Successfully Accelerate Student Learning, Reduce Costs to Districts

Findings from a study of a Saga Education tutoring model show that in-school high-dosage tutoring infused with educational technology increased learning for students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and New York City Public Schools (NYCPS).

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

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Implementation, and Impact of High-Dosage Tutoring Programs
Press Release
Accelerate
Jul 2024

Implementation, and Impact of High-Dosage Tutoring Programs

Today the national nonprofit Accelerate announced a new initiative that will bring together top education researchers from across the U.S. to develop rigorous research on the impact, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of various high-dosage tutoring programs. The Education Lab is a member of Accelerate’s inaugural Research Learning Community as part of a commitment to helping policymakers and school districts access the high-quality and transparent evidence they need to make informed decisions for their students.

What aspects of teaching should remain human?
Media Mention
The Hechinger Report
Jul 2024

What aspects of teaching should remain human?

Chris Berdik, for The Hechinger Report, highlights Saga Education’s partnership with the Education Lab to scale high-dosage tutoring through the Personalized Learning Initiative, where AI is playing a growing role in the delivery of tutoring.

Study shows technology can help scale tutoring effort
Media Mention
CommonWealth Beacon
Jun 2024

Study shows technology can help scale tutoring effort

A new study from the Education Lab points to a way high-dose tutoring can be scaled more broadly without any loss of its effectiveness.

Tutoring & Tech’s Impact On Schools
Podcast
Outside the Loop
Jun 2024

Tutoring & Tech’s Impact On Schools

Outside the Loop learns about the latest research from the Education Lab showing the benefits of tutoring combined with educational technology in schools.

Expanding a City-Wide Tutoring Effort: Lessons from Chicago Public Schools
Media Mention
MDRC
Jun 2024

Expanding a City-Wide Tutoring Effort: Lessons from Chicago Public Schools

Read a blog post from the Education Lab’s research partners at MDRC about our work to help expand tutoring programs in Chicago Public Schools as a part of the Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI).

Using ed tech in high-dosage tutoring could cut costs by a third
Media Mention
K-12 Dive
Jun 2024

Using ed tech in high-dosage tutoring could cut costs by a third

K-12 Dive covers new research released by the Education Lab showing that substituting some tutoring time with ed tech can reduce staffing needs without compromising tutoring’s impact on student learning.

Case Study: Expanding High-Impact Tutoring in Chicago Public Schools
Saga Education
Jun 2024

Case Study: Expanding High-Impact Tutoring in Chicago Public Schools

This case study explores broad-scale, high-impact tutoring (HIT) programs implemented in partnership with Chicago Public Schools and shown through the Education Lab’s research to improve student learning.

Commentary: Counterintuitive strategies for overcoming pandemic learning loss with high-dosage tutoring
Op-Ed
Brookings
Jun 2024

Commentary: Counterintuitive strategies for overcoming pandemic learning loss with high-dosage tutoring

The Education Lab’s Monica Bhatt, Jon Guryan, and Jens Ludwig outline strategies for schools and districts to overcome pandemic-induced learning loss and highlight results from our study of a high-dosage tutoring model–what we call “Saga Technology.”

Study Finds In-School High-Dosage Tutoring Combining Technology and Tutor Time Can Successfully Accelerate Student Learning, Reduce Costs to Districts
Press Release
UChicago Education Lab
Jun 2024

Study Finds In-School High-Dosage Tutoring Combining Technology and Tutor Time Can Successfully Accelerate Student Learning, Reduce Costs to Districts

Findings from a study of a Saga Education tutoring model show that in-school high-dosage tutoring infused with educational technology increased learning for students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and New York City Public Schools (NYCPS).

CPS board, Springfield could hold dueling votes on school cops
Media Mention
Chicago Sun-Times
May 2024

CPS board, Springfield could hold dueling votes on school cops

Learn how the Education Lab’s restorative practices work is informing the debate on policing in Chicago Public Schools.