At least 35,000 Indiana middle school and high school students will get online math tutoring as part of a state Department of Education pilot program, according to an Associated Press report. The after-school program links students with online tutors who help with math lessons. Students can earn gift cards or other prizes by participating in the one-on-one tutoring sessions. The Indiana Department of Education is spending about $1 million for the one-year program through the private company Apangea Learning. If officials see results, the state could renew the contract...

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