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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
T/MC Editorial: Benton Harbor Riots follow-up. Open Letter to Leaders
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During the week of June 16, 2003 newsmedia around the country have been using major headlines to draw attention to the Benton Harbor riots. Mary Mitchell, a writer for the Chicago Sun Times, wrote a commentary titled "Benton Harbor warnings are the kind ignored elsewhere." I'm sure if I searched the papers from other cities I'd find similar warnings.
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
MISSION
By nsbyrer @ 4:44 PM :: 3772 Views :: Article Rating :: T/MC
The MISSION of the Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC) is to provide an organized framework that empowers and encourages adult volunteers to give their time, effort, ideas and advocacy in seeking life-changing solutions for children living in educationally and economically disadvantaged environments such as the Cabrini-Green housing development in Chicago.
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
T/MC Editorial: The School Reform Backlash, 3/21/04
By nsbyrer @ 4:44 PM :: 5594 Views :: Article Rating :: Tutor/Mentor Connection Editorials
The feature editorial in the March 21, 2004 Chicago Tribune was titled, The School Reform Backlash. Some of the paragraphs in this article highlighted the large number of children attending poorly performing public schools and the lack of services that were available. For instance:

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
OPPORTUNITIES WITH TUTOR/MENTOR CONNECTION!
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
HISTORY
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The Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC) operates from a simple premise. Each day we say "What can we do today to help every program in Chicago be more successful? What can we do to build a better operating system?"
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