News and Announcements

ProvenTutoring’s Amanda Neitzel and Jen Krajewski discuss how a caring, trained tutor doesn’t necessarily need a college degree in an op-ed from The74. Read more.

A brief from Accelerate discusses federal funding opportunities to help schools sustain their high-impact tutoring programs after ESSER funding ends in September, 2024. The brief does a great job clarifying in plain language how services and spending can be coordinated. Read More

An investigative report reveals how an online tutoring company is shortchanging students. ProvenTutoring’s Dr. Amanda Neitzel and Jen Krajewski share expertise in this story around the adoption of tutoring models and what makes them effective.

Amanda discusses what the Great British Bakeoff can tell us about educational research. Read More

Jen Krajewski talks about how to advance a culture of evidence in education. Read More

Nancy Madden of ProvenTutoring, Johns Hopkins University, and Success for All Tutoring shares her expertise on effective reading programs for struggling readers in this article from the New York Times.

Dr. Amanda Neitzel from ProvenTutoring and JHU comments on the Nature review of COVID learning loss:
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JHU’s Amanda Neitzel and ProvenTutoring’s Jen Krajewski share how schools can ensure learning recovery efforts have the intended impact. Read more.

Half of NYC students are behind in reading. Hundreds of CUNY tutors aim to change that.
Nearly 2,700 NYC elementary students will receive intensive one-to-one tutoring by CUNY tutors who deliver the Reading Rescue program.

Congratulations to Success for All for being recognized through the 2022 New York Times

ProvenTutoring is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a research grant from the national nonprofit organization, Accelerate. Read More

“Are Students Using Intensive Tutoring? What the National Data Show”
JHU’s Dr. Amanda Neitzel and ProvenTutoring’s Director of Outreach and Engagement, Jen Krajewski, discuss the steps districts can take to create a structure for high-dosage tutoring in and out of school.

“High-Quality Classwork + Tutoring: Proven Recipe for Closing the Learning Gap” 
Dr. Amanda Neitzel from JHU and ProvenTutoring shares how proven classroom instruction and proven interventions are both needed to close the learning gap.

“US students lost decades of progress in math, reading. Could this strategy be the solution?”
Saga Education is featured about the University of Chicago Education Lab’s exciting research project that will support the scaling of tutoring.

U.S. Senate Labor HHS Ed Appropriations Subcommittee

U.S. Senate Committee on Labor Proven tutoring programs receive endorsement in the recently released Senate Appropriations Bill Explanatory Statement. Read More

“Lessons Learned From a Massive, Troubled Effort to Use Tutoring to Improve Student Achievement”
EdWeek Market Brief Interviews ProvenTutoring co-founder, Nancy Madden about how today’s tutoring efforts compare to the Supplemental Educational Services (SES) program a key part of the No Child Left Behind Act.

In this guest commentary, MSDE Addressing Unfinished Learning with Proven Tutoring, ProvenTutoring’s Dr. Nancy Madden and Jen Krajewski advocate for research-proven tutoring models in Maryland public schools.

In Road-Tested Tutoring Models Are Our Best Bet, ProvenTutoring’s Dr. Amanda Neitzel discusses the benefits of adopting tutoring models that have been proven to make big gains in achievement.

In this podcast, Alan Safran from Saga discusses the powerful impact of high dosage tutoring that is embedded in the school-day.

“We Have First Graders Who Can’t Sing the Alphabet Song: Pandemic Continues to Push Young Readers Off Track” features the expertise of Future Forward Literacy’s Kate Bauer-Jones regarding the significant needs of our younger learners who have not experienced a normal school year.

In this op-ed, “Invest Your ESSER Funds Into What Works”, Superintendent Melinda Young urges her fellow school leaders to adopt proven tutoring programs. Read more about the success her district found partnering with Success for All Foundation.

In “Finding Good Tutors (and why any warm body won’t do)”, ProvenTutoring’s Dr. Nancy Madden discusses which tutoring programs deliver the biggest bang for the buck.

Teacher’s Voice: Through tutoring, I discovered I Love Teaching Middle Schoolers. A former tutor shares his journey from tutor to teacher. Read his story in The Hechinger Report.

“Tutoring During the Summer is a Great First Step Toward Fixing Pandemic Learning Loss. It must Continue into the Fall.”  Dr. Amanda Neitzel from JHU and ProvenTutoring’s discusses the benefits of continuing tutoring during the school year.

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