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High-Impact Tutoring Becoming a Reality for Pittsburgh Students

by Sarah Toulouse, Executive Director, ASSET Inc.   This month, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona addressed the country’s teacher shortage, calling for a revamping of the profession.  His vision includes more teacher supports like mentorships, hands-on experiences and concerted efforts to attract more students of color into the profession. Earlier […]

With $250,000 Grant, Richard King Mellon Foundation Fortifies ASSET Inc.’s Innovative Tutoring Program in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, JUNE 9, 2022 – As K-12 students in some of the Pittsburgh region’s most under-resourced communities recover from pandemic-related learning loss, a generous $250,000 grant awarded by the Richard King Mellon Foundation to ASSET Inc. will help them access free, high-impact tutoring services, while advancing ASSET’s leadership role spearheading […]

Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism Tells the PALS Story

What started out as a crisis response to pandemic learning disruption has turned into a creative solution with staying power. We are grateful to our funders for supporting this critical work – and to the Pittsburgh Institute of Nonprofit Journalism for telling our story. Read it here: Student teachers and […]