Tutoring and homework assistance for 2 hours per day, Monday through Friday and Saturday sessions We are flexible in our methods of…..
Includes one on one or group meetings that allow volunteer mentors to help students develop their interpersonal, critical thinking and leadership skills.
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Average number of over-age middle school students each year
TLNYC was Founded in Brooklyn
Graduates Since 2012
Percent Promotion Rate
An over-age student is generally classified as one who has been held back two or more times.
Three major factors students become over-age?
1. Α Student’s schooling is interrupted. Factors such as domestic violence, foster care placement; frequent family relocation can cause a student to fail to meet requirements for promotion.
2. Αppropriate academic supports are not provided. Students who need special education services, counseling, or other intensive supports fall further and further behind if these supports re not provided completely and consistently.
3. A student who needs to change schools cannot find an alternative placement. Students who need to change schools for reasons related to safety, discipline, or family circumstances sometimes find themselves discharged from their old school with nowhere else to go.