Mar 2016

Improving Academic Outcomes for Disadvantaged Students: Scaling Up Individualized Tutoring

Jon Guryan Jens Ludwig Roseanna Ander

Education Lab Faculty Co-Directors Jon Guryan and Jens Ludwig and Executive Director Rosesanna Ander penned this The Hamilton Project policy proposal.

Related Resources
Realizing the Promise of High Dosage Tutoring at Scale: Preliminary Evidence for the Field
Report

Realizing the Promise of High Dosage Tutoring at Scale: Preliminary Evidence for the Field

Mar 2024

This technical report outlines preliminary results from the Personalized Learning Initiative showing that high dosage tutoring can be scaled and can work–even when delivered in the aftermath of the pandemic and in diverse academic settings.

Personalized Learning Initiative Research Brief
Research Brief

Personalized Learning Initiative Research Brief

Mar 2024

Overview of the Personalized Learning Initiative, a nationwide R&D initiative to scale the benefits of tutoring.

Overcoming Pandemic-Induced Learning Loss
Academic Paper

Overcoming Pandemic-Induced Learning Loss

Oct 2023

The Education Lab’s faculty co-directors, Dr. Jens Ludwig, professor at the University of Chicago, and Dr. Jon Guryan, professor at Northwestern University, published a paper commissioned by the Aspen Economic Strategy Group for its 2023 policy volume.

Not Too Late: Improving Academic Outcomes Among Adolescents
Academic Paper

Not Too Late: Improving Academic Outcomes Among Adolescents

Mar 2023

Read our academic paper on the early Saga studies published in the American Economic Review.

Latest Updates

A moonshot for student learning
Media Mention
UChicago Magazine
May 2024

A moonshot for student learning

UChicago Magazine’s Elizabeth Station highlights the Personalized Learning Initiative, through which the UChicago Education Lab and its partners are developing and testing “high-dosage” tutoring programs that seek to fill learning gaps left by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AEI Education Policy Debate Series: $190 Billion Was Not Enough. The Feds Should Spend Billions More on Learning Loss.
Event
American Enterprise Institute
May 2024

AEI Education Policy Debate Series: $190 Billion Was Not Enough. The Feds Should Spend Billions More on Learning Loss.

In Philanthropy: Ken Griffin Donates $9M Toward Miami Schools
Media Mention
Observer
Apr 2024

In Philanthropy: Ken Griffin Donates $9M Toward Miami Schools

The Observer’s Alexandra Tremayne-Pengelly penned this piece on the announcement of a $9M gift to expand intensive math tutoring for Miami-Dade students from Ken Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel and founder of Griffin Catalyst.