Local universities awarded over $1.5 million for K-12 tutoring programs
Miami University collaborates with Ohio Weslyan University, Cedarville University, Hocking College, Mt. Union and Clark State University, and partners with Hamilton City Schools, Ohio Connections Academy and in Talawanda School District.
The University of Wittenberg is in partnership with schools in the city of Springfield and local schools in the northwest.
Wright State University collaborates with the University of Dayton and partners with Learn to Earn Dayton, Dayton Public Schools, Fairborn City Schools, West Carrollton School District, and Huber Heights City Schools .
Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education Randy Gardner said, “Collaboration has been necessary to manage the effects and impact of the pandemic. By partnering with neighboring schools and districts, our colleges and universities give our future educators the opportunity to support and assist K-12 students in meaningful ways. »
The department said students participating in tutoring would also benefit from field experience, community service and other incentives such as stipends or course credits.