What Tutoring Programs Are in Miami-Dade County?

If your children are struggling to be successful in school, you may consider looking into tutoring programs. Keep reading to learn about some tutoring programs available in Miami-Dade County.

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Tutoring Options in Miami-Dade County

During your search to find a tutor, keep in mind that many teachers will offer tutoring to the students before or after school. You may also want to ask your children's teachers about available peer-tutoring programs. In addition, a simple search of the Internet will yield numerous online tutoring programs.

America Reads

If your children are struggling with reading, America Reads may be able to help. The national program's goal is to enable all students to read independently by the time they reach third grade. The tutors for America Reads come from local universities and colleges, including the Miami-Dade College. Because the America Reads tutors mostly work in elementary schools, you can likely contact your child's school for more information about this program.

America Counts

For students struggling in math, the America Counts program can provide valuable tutoring for your children. Founded along with America Reads by President Clinton, the program aims to strengthen and advance the mathematical skills of elementary and middle school students. In Miami-Dade County, the program is sponsored and coordinated by the University of Miami and other colleges. Tutors provide help to students with various ability and skill levels after school at local community centers.

Upward Bound

If you have children in high school, the Upward Bound program may be beneficial. The program is free and students are able to earn money for good attendance, involvement and academic success. In addition, not only does Upward Bound offer tutoring to students during the week and on weekends, but one of the main goals of the program is to help students succeed in college. Many universities, like the University of Miami in Miami-Dade County, offer the program. However, there are certain guidelines students must meet in order to be admitted. For instance, applicants must be in 9th or 10th grade, the first generation in the family to go to college and meet certain household income requirements.

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