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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
MISSION
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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
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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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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
TRAINING
By nsbyrer @ 4:42 PM :: 3662 Views :: Article Rating :: T/MC
The Tutor/Mentor Connection believes that a web site can be a text book and a library, as well as a place to meet, learn and collaborate. We've organized this site to help visitors find information to help them operate a tutor/mentor program, or to build a network of support for one or more tutor/mentor programs in a city or geographic area. This site is for business and foundation leaders, media, political and faith leaders, as well as educators, tutors, mentors, and tutor/mentor program leaders. We're constantly looking for ways to help you find and use this information. We rely almost totally on volunteers to do this work. You don't need to be in Chicago to help maintain and facilitate understanding of the information on this site.
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