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Thursday, October 22, 2009
Fred Hampton, Police Violence, Racism and the Law: A Retrospective
By tutormentor2 @ 1:47 PM :: 1135 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy

This presentation will be held THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2009, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University School of Law, 375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Strategy for helping kids in Chicago
By tutormentor2 @ 5:37 PM :: 2594 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Articles about tutoring and mentoring programs, Volunteering and Service

The media are writing stories about how national leaders such as Arne Duncan and Eric Holder are responding the the violence in Chicago. Read a response posted by Mike Trakan, the map maker for the Tutor/Mentor Connection.

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Saturday, August 29, 2009
Hope and Despair in the American City Why There Are No Bad Schools in Raleigh
By tutormentor2 @ 10:08 AM :: 2142 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy

Join the discussion about this book.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2009
New Map Gallery shows poverty maps, tutor/mentor program maps, and ways leaders can get involved
By tutormentor2 @ 1:25 PM :: 2406 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Fund Raising Ideas, Articles about tutoring and mentoring programs
The Tutor/Mentor Connection has been creating maps since 1993, in an effort to show where volunteer-based tutoring and/or mentoring programs are neede...
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Friday, May 8, 2009
Few Gains Are Seen in High School Test
By tutormentor2 @ 10:15 AM :: 1775 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
According to a new report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), U.S. high school students have made no significant gains in reading or math since the early 1970s, according to this Wall Street Journal article


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