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would identify students who were slipping behind in class progress in the lower grades. Those students would be offered personalized help by paid, certified teachers from the school. They also would be provided transportation to bring the children home after the tutoring sessions were over. “They loved the idea,” McAllister recalls, but then the group faced a major obstacle: Talbot County does not pay for after-school programs. If SMASH was to proceed, private money had to be raised, and it would not be cheap. By their own estimate, the program in its first year would serve 25 children and cost $2,400 per child. “We needed to find a lot of money

school tutoring program targeting students with reading problems. In the pilot project, elementar y school administrators and teachers

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November 2017 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times November 2017