SAGA Innovations

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SAGA Innovations

The Results

Test scores rise quickly. Confidence goes through the roof. We achieve unprecedented gains in student achievement - even in the nation's lowest performing schools.

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SAGA Innovations

High-Dosage Tutoring

Personalized instruction. From a professional tutoring fellow. For one class period every day. For an entire school year.

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SAGA Innovations

Transforming Lives

SAGA promotes social justice by transforming students in order to transform the lives of individuals, families and communities.

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SAGA Innovations transforms the lives of at-risk students by giving them the skills, the attention and the self-esteem they need to succeed. Our tool is “high dosage” tutoring: personalized instruction from Professional Tutoring Fellows, for one class period every day for an entire school year. Data shows that our tutoring methods dramatically improve what students can achieve.

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High dosage tutoring is achieving dramatic gains in student achievement—from helping the lowest performing schools in Lawrence, MA become some of the top schools in the state in student growth and achievement, to helping  students in Chicago gain up to 2.5 years of growth in math in just one year of tutoring while significantly narrowing the gap in test scores between black and white students.

“These are staggering results – I know of no initiative for disadvantaged young men of color that comes close.” – David Kirp, New York Times, January 31, 2015.

“We believe this individualized tutorial program has the potential to be a transformative strategy in public education, helping our most at-risk youth catch back up to grade level, reengage with regular classroom instruction, and gain real hope for a diploma and all the long-term economic benefits that go along with that.” – Brookings Institution March 28, 2016


 

 

 

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