Domestic Public Policy

Can High-Dosage Literacy Tutoring Put Young Students on the Road to Success?

Grant Year: 2020

Monica Bhatt and Jonathan Guryan will examine whether high-dosage tutoring can increase literacy among young children from disadvantaged backgrounds. They will field a randomized experiment in two public charter schools in Chicago to test whether daily two-on-one tutoring sessions improve children’s scores on reading and math tests as well as attendance rates and behavioral outcomes. The project’s findings will be presented in a report and a series of papers.

University of Chicago Domestic Public Policy