Ed. Dept. Expands Supplemental Education Services Pilots

August 2006
Educational Marketer;8/21/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p6
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The article reports on the move of the Department of Education to expanding two supplemental pilot programs for students in the U.S. The expansion of such educational programs has been projected towards struggling students, thus providing school districts opportunities to be flexible from the rules that governs supplemental education services or tutorials. Since 2005, several districts have adopted the program and offer tutorial services for students that need improvements.


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