Your child may qualify for free tutoring, but you need to know your rights and ask questions to get the full benefit of the services the law requires.
By: Great Schools Staff
Hundreds of thousands of students are eligible for free tutoring under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, but less than 15% of them are getting it, according to the U.S. Department of Education. While districts have improved efforts to notify parents early in the school year that their children qualify for tutoring, this is still a problem, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported to Congress in 2006. Here’s what to do if you think your child is eligible.