BOSTON, MA--December 6, 2006--Student participation in the federally mandated tutoring program for underperforming schools has expanded steadily over the past five years of implementation to the tune of $400 million in revenues for private sector providers. Nevertheless, the program is helping fewer than 25% of the more than 2.5 million students eligible to receive Supplemental Educational Services (SES).

In Educational Reinforcements: An Examination of Publicly Funded K-12 Tutoring, a recently published report from Eduventures, the leading research and consulting firm for the education industry, results indicated that although there are several challenges these programs must overcome, the most critical is ensuring...

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